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Civil Rights in America explored through the lives of the Negro League baseball players. VIRTUAL/ONLINE PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE. email for info: theotherboysofsummer@gmail.com Bring the film to your community or organization.www.theotherboysofsummer.com
Civil Rights in America explored through the lives of the Negro League baseball players. VIRTUAL/ONLINE PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE. email for info: theotherboysofsummer@gmail.com Bring the film to your community or organization.www.theotherboysofsummer.com
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    Civil rights advocate

    Thank YOU!!! Every dollar makes a difference. You have just contributed more than the guys were given for food money while they traveled from town to town. We will put it to good use. We will also give you a shout out on social media. Please let us know if you'd prefer us not to do so.

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    Rookie of the Year

    You will receive a private link to stream the film as soon as its completed. We will also give you a shout-out across social media.

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    Relief Pitcher

    You'll get access to our dugout. This is a *Members Only* area of the website where you'll be able to view bonus materials before the launch of the film. This will include EXCLUSIVE interview clips and photos that may not be in the final film.

    Thanks for your support.

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    MVP

    Your name will be included in the credits under "Special Thanks".

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    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • Production stills signed by the Director.
    • Listed on the film's official website as a "Supporter".
    • Shout-out across social media.
    • Most importantly you have helped preserve the legacy.
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    All Star

    Woohoo!! You're making us blush.
    You will receive an 8x10 Autographed photo from an actual Negro League player.

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    • Your name in the credits under "Special Thanks"
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
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    • Shout-out across social media.
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    Civil Rights Hero

    You realize how important this story is and how relevant it is today. You will have a chance to meet up with the film's director for coffee in NYC and hear some of the stories that the men and women shared with her that are not in the film. If you are outside of the NYC area we will arrange for a phone call or FaceTime / Skype.

    Includes:
    • Your name in the credits under "Special Thanks"
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • Production stills signed by the Director.
    • Listed on the film's official website as a "Supporter".
    • Shout-out across social media.
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    Minnie Miñoso Special

    While making this film the director got to hear many stories, but the one memory that she will never forget is going dancing with Minnie Miñoso. This reward includes dinner with the director in NYC and she will tell you the story behind that event.

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    • Your name in the credits under "Special Thanks"
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • Production stills signed by the Director.
    • Listed on the film's official website as a "Supporter".
    • Shout-out across social media.
    • Most importantly you have helped preserve the legacy.
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    Hall of Famer

    Lauren Meyer - The Director will screen the film for you and up to 12 friends in your home or office and stick around to discuss the film after the credits roll. Travel outside of the NYC/NJ general area not included.

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    • Your name in the credits under "Special Thanks"
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • Production stills signed by the Director.
    • Listed on the film's official website as a "Supporter".
    • Shout-out across social media.
    • Most importantly you have helped preserve the legacy.
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    Associate Producer

    You will be included in the credits as a Associate Producer. You will also be Lauren's guest to a regular season baseball game in the NYC area. Travel not included. If you live outside the NYC area please email us to discuss first.

    Includes:
    • Private screening in NYC/NJ with the director. Travel Not Incl.
    • Listed on the official film website as a Big League Supporter.
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • 8x10 Autographed photo of an actual Negro League Player.
    • Shout-out across social media.
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    Producer

    You will receive on screen Producer credit. You probably didn't do this for the swag but we will make sure you get it.

    We are truly humbled by your support.

    Includes:
    • Private screening of the film with the Director.
    • Movie Poster with your name listed as Producer
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • Production stills signed by the Director.
    • You'll be listed as a "Golden Glove Supporter" on the website.
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    MLB Player

    Are you a big league player? Maybe Curtis Granderson or Andrew McCutchen? Aaron Judge? Adam Jones?

    Bring "The Other Boys of Summer" to your clubhouse for a private screening. Or host a screening for friends and family in your living room.

    Let's do an event for YOUR foundation. Use "The Other Boys of Summer" to reach out and be a positive impact on the community with YOUR name as the presenter. The history of the men who paved the way is an important story that needs to be shared. Don't leave the trailblazers in the dust. Let's get this film out there where it can build a bridge between the past and present generations.

    Of course you'll get a copy of the film and access to our dugout. We will share photos with you and swap stories. We'll add you to the credits and you can take pride in being part of something positive and inspiring. Batter Up!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Pedro Sierra Spring Training Special

    Pedro was the last player from the Negro Leagues to attend spring training in the Majors when he signed with the Washington Senators in 1970. Pedro designed & printed this 16"x20" poster and contributed it for the campaign.

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    • Production stills signed by the Director.
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
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    • Shout-out across social media.
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    Monte Irvin Classic

    You will received an 8x10 autographed Monte Irvin photo. 45 years ago Monte Irvin was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Another generous backer has donated the signed photo which Monte gave to him personally. Backers supporting backers! The film is bringing out the best in people.

    Includes:
    • Your name in the credits under "Special Thanks"
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • Listed on the film's official website as a "Supporter".
    • Shout-out across social media.
    • Most importantly you have helped preserve the legacy.
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    Champion of Civil Rights

    You realize how important this story is and how relevant it is today. You will have a chance to meet up with the film's director for coffee in NYC and hear some of the stories that the men and women shared with her that are not in the film. If you are outside of the NYC area we will arrange for a phone call or FaceTime / Skype.

    Includes:
    • Your name in the credits under "Special Thanks"
    • Link to stream the film as soon as it is completed.
    • Access to the *Members Only* digital dugout.
    • Production stills signed by the Director.
    • Listed on the film's official website as a "Supporter".
    • Shout-out across social media.
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