42 (2013) quotes, list of the best lines, dialogues from this Warner Bros. / Legendary Pictures’ biography drama. SHARE if you’re ready to relive some of the greatest moments in baseball history.

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” – Jackie Robinson

“There was never a man in the game who could put mind and muscle together quicker than Jackie Robinson.” – Branch Rickey

“I’m not concerned with you liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” – Jackie Robinson

“Life will always throw you curves, just keep fouling them off… the right pitch will come.” – Rick Maksian

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures are teaming up with director Brian Helgeland for “42,” the powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. “42” will star Academy Award(R) nominee Harrison Ford (“Witness”) as the innovative Dodger’s general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show, and Chadwick Boseman (“The Express”) as Robinson, the heroic African American who was the first man to break the color line in the big leagues.

Movie Info
Title 42
Release date April 12, 2013
Genre Biography | Drama | Sport
Website Official site



Number 42 has arrived. Let’s play ball.
Meet the men that changed the game forever.
The true story of an American Legend.
In a game divided by color, he made us see greatness.

Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, Ryan Merriman, Brad Beyer, Judy Tylor, Jon Bernthal, Nicole Beharie, Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight.


Branch Rickey: I don’t know who he is or where he is, but he’s coming.

Branch Rickey: The world’s not so simple anymore, I guess it never was. We ignored it, now we can’t.

Jackie Robinson: My daddy left us, I was only six months older than you are now. I don’t remember him, you will remember me.

Branch Rickey: Jackie Robinson. A black man in white baseball.

Rachel Isum: I want you to know I’m there for you.
Jackie Robinson: You’re in my heart.

Branch Rickey: Your enemy will be out in force, but you cannot meet him on his own low ground.

Reporter: What you gonna do if one of these pitchers throws for your head?
Jackie Robinson: I’ll duck.

Burt Shotton: You mark my words and circle this day. Negroes are gonna run the white man straight out of baseball.

Leo Durocher: If Robinson can help us win, then he is gonna play on this ball club!

Jackie Robinson: You want a player who doesn’t have the guts to fight back?
Branch Rickey: No. I want a player who’s got the guts not to fight back.
Jackie Robinson: You give me a uniform, you give me a number on my back, I’ll give you the guts.

Jackie Robinson: I’m just a ball player.
Mr. Brock: You’re a hero.

Ben Chapman: Why don’t you look in the mirror? This is a white man’s game!

Jackie Robinson: I’m not going anywhere! I’m right here!


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