On the road... bringing people together
Your support has enabled The Other Boys of Summer to reach people around the country. We're a grassroots initiative that is bringing people together, preserving the legacy and inspiring people... Read more
One Year Ago Today...
One year ago I was putting the finishing touches on the Kickstarter. We launched on MLK Day 2018 and because of your support we completed the film. I’m proud to... Read more
As Thanksgiving approaches I wanted to say Thanks to all of my kickstarter backers for supporting the film. Because of your support the film is complete and I’m thrilled to... Read more
Big news from the All Star break!
We secured a narrator. We aimed high, kept our eye on the prize and recently recorded with Cicely Tyson. Miss Tyson is an Emmy winner, Tony winner, Oscar nominee... Read more
Digital Dugout launching
We're excited to let you know our Digital Dugout is launching. The Digital Dugout is a private section of our website created just for you. We've posted photos and exclusive... Read more
Opening Day for baseball 1 week away
Since the last update I've been working on the audio mix and licensing the archival materials. I'm also working on securing the perfect narrator. Remember how I mentioned Morgan Freeman... Read more
Success! Thank You =)
Thank you for joining the team and supporting "The Other Boys of Summer". There are 233 of you who made this a reality. I can't wait to get back into... Read more
24 hours to go
This has been an incredible month. Thank you all for your support. You are making it possible to get the film out.
The film has been getting lots of media... Read more
8x10 Autographed Player photos just added to rewards
I just got off the phone with Mae Scott who is the wife of Negro League player Bob Scott. Bob barnstormed with Jackie Robinson's All Stars and played for the... Read more
Super Bowl Weekend Giveaway
I'm giving away a Jim Robinson autographed baseball card to 1 lucky backer. EVERYONE who backs the project this weekend (Feb. 3-4) and shares the link to the kickstarter will... Read more
Jackie Robinson's Birthday is TODAY
Jackie would have been 99 today. His legacy continues to make a difference and inspire. I'm posting a short video across social media today to honor Jackie and his impact... Read more
“Project we Love”
Kickstarter has chosen to feature “The Other Boys of Summer” as a “Project We Love”. Thank You Kickstarter. But you guys who are already backing the project didn’t need them... Read more
Due to popular demand - Added "Minnie Miñoso Special - Take 2" Reward
The support continues to stream in and the rewards continue to sell out. I've added in 2 more Minnie Miñoso Specials (take 2). I'm also working on trying to get... Read more
The film is growing!
The buzz immediately following the launch was incredible. I've not only reached the initial goal but now people are hopping on board to help the film grow and make a... Read more
We reached the initial goal in just 4 days!!!
Its incredible to see the support the project is receiving. The $12,800 will insure that I can pay for the rights to include the archival materials and the music library... Read more
Back by popular demand - "Champion of Civil Rights" Reward
The campaign took off like gangbusters. Or better yet, like Cool "Papa" Bell. He was a Negro League player who is in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. He's famous... Read more
Wow! The support I've received already, is amazing. My farthest backer comes from Stockholm, Sweden. Thank you to everyone who has jumped on board.
I'm excited to keep this train... Read more