The Jackie Robinson Story details the herooic struggles and triumphs of the first black player to play in the Major Leagues. Blessed with athleticism, talent, and determination, Jackie Robinson revolutionized the nation's past time and paved the way for generations of future stars. In this heartwarming film, we see Jackie Robinson played with courage and conviction by no less than the man himself. Follow his exploits from the negro leagues all the way up to his starting turn as first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Ruby Dee, Minor Watson and Louise Beavers add support in roles depicting those closest to Jackie in real life.