Reading Baseball: "42"

Apr 26, 2013

The biographical sports drama about the life of Jackie Robinson called  "42" is currently in movie theaters across the country.

In his latest edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson reviews the film and points out how it distorts baseball history in relation to the Pittsburgh Pirates and one of their former pitchers.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, author of Growing Up With Clemente and Pops: The Willie Stargell Story.