DVD: Baseball legend’s story well told

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Jackie Robinson’s story now on DVD

42  | 2014 | PG-13

This is the story of one of baseball’s greatest milestones: the breaking of the color barrier.  At the heart of the issue and the film is Jackie Robinson’s (Chadwick Boseman) special relationship with Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford). Stars include Christopher Meloni (Leo Durocher), Ryan Merriman (Dixie Walker), Lucas Black (Pee Wee Reese), Hamish Linklater (Ralph Branca) and John C. McGinley (Red Barber).