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Roy Firestone: Myths About Number 42

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The biopic about Jackie Robinson hits theaters this weekend and one guy who plans to see it is Roy Firestone. Roy talked to Steve and Maria about how this movie could introduce the man and the legend to an entire generation that doesn't know his incredible story. Speaking of stories, Steve shares with everyone the time he met Jackie Robinson when he was just a boy.

Roy also talked about gay athletes and how they will most likely not face the discrimination Robinson did in his time. In fact, Roy says players that come out will not be hurting for support when it comes to big companies and sponsorships.

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