Artwork courtesy of Kadir Nelson

The Baseball Project


These interviews were conducted for the upcoming documentary “A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation.” A collaboration between Historian’s Eye creator Matthew Jacobson and award-winning filmmaker Gaspar González, the project has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Mudcat Grant Meets JFK

Mudcat Grant Goes Home

Mudcat Grant Delivers the News

Orlando Peña Faces the Language Barrier

Ferguson Jenkins on Playing in the South