Factual error: In a post-game interview, Ben Chapman claims that when they play the Yankees, they call Joe DiMaggio a "wop." But the Phillies, a National League team, don't play the American League Yankees.
Branch Rickey: You think God likes baseball, Herb?
Herb Pennock: What -? What the hell is that supposed to mean?
Branch Rickey: It means someday you're gonna meet God, and when he inquires as to why you didn't take the field against Robinson in Philadelphia, and you answer that it's because he was a Negro, it may not be a sufficient reply.
Trivia: The woman that gets Leo banned was his actress Laraine Day. What happened was that she was married for five years (1942-1947) to a guy named Harry Hendricks. She went to Mexico on January 22.1947 and got a divorce and the next day in El Paso Texas married Leo. But when they retired to California she was told that both the Mexico divorce and the marriage to Leo were illegal. She was still married to Hendricks, she had to wait a year. She did marry Leo on Febuary 16,1948 and they were married for 12 years. Leo was also banned for his habit in LA and Las Vagas of hanging around with underworld types like gangster Mickey Cohn.bobmcdow4984
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