Jon will be presenting two days of baseball documentaries from his groundbreaking TV show on Amazon Prime, “The Sweet Spot.” He’ll screen his film on gender bias in baseball, “Shutout! The Battle American Women Wage to Play Baseball” (8/25) and stories about race in baseball, featuring episodes with Jim “Mudcat” Grant and Jackie Robinson (8/26). Jon will also be doing book signings both days for his new book, “Baseball Pioneers.” 1:00 p.m. start both days. Free and open to the public!
Jon with former Cleveland Indians pitcher Jim “Mudcat” Grant, the first African-American to win 20 games in the American League. Mudcat appears in Jon’s new book, “Baseball Pioneers,” as well as three episodes of his series on Amazon Prime and Vimeo on Demand, “The Sweet Spot.”