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’39 Seconds’ Filmmakers Launch Kickstarter Fund

Donaldson Pitching

As we reported here back in December, a team of filmmakers is working on a film, 39 Seconds, about the legacy of John Donaldson, early 20th century baseball star whose influence has largely been forgotten. Today, on the 127th anniversary of Donaldson’s birth, the group is launching a Kickstarter campaign, ...

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Film To Remember Early Negro League Star Donaldson

John Donaldson uniform

When fans think of the greatest players in baseball history who were denied the opportunity to play in the majors in the pre-Jackie Robinson era, several notable names come to mind. Josh Gibson, Cool Papa Bell, Oscar Charleston, Buck Leonard and Buck O’Neill, along with Satchel Paige and Monte Irvin, ...

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