Apr 7th, 2017
"Quit praying for me alone, Ma, and pray for the whole team." -Jackie Robinson's letter to his mother in 1947, his rookie season
Journalist and baseball lover Ed Henry reveals for the first time the backstory of faith that guided Jackie Robinson into not only the baseball record books but the annals of civil rights advancement as well. Through recently discovered sermons, interviews with Robinson's family and friends, and even an unpublished book by the player himself, Henry details a side of Jackie's humanity that few have seen.
42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story also digs into why Jackie was the man he was and what both drove him and challenged him after his retirement. From his early years before baseball, to his time with Branch Rickey and the Brooklyn Dodgers, to his failing health in his final years, we see a man of faith.
Ed Henry serves as Fox News Channel's Chief National Correspondent. He joined the network in 2011. Henry has won numerous journalism honors, including the Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress and the White House Correspondents Association's Merriman Smith Award for excellence in presidential coverage under deadline pressure. He also served in the prestigious post of president of the White House Correspondents' Association from 2012-2013. Prior to joining Fox News Channel, Henry was at CNN from 2004-2011. He began his career working for Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jack Anderson.
On the first Thursday of April, Ed Henry led our intimate Clubhouse conversation for over an hour. Listen in and enjoy...