|Acclaimed documentary about the life of Glenn Burke, Major League Baseball's first openly gay player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Oakland As"s back in the 1970s.
The film features in-depth interviews with Burke's friends, teammates and family give close accounts about the struggles he faced in baseball before finally being banned from the sport altogether in 1980. As his life began spiraling out of control after pro baseball, Glenn Burke acquired HIV and eventually passed away at the of 42 from AIDS.
The 72-minute film has aired nationally on Comcast SportsNet, and was nominated for both Emmy Award and the G.L.A.D.D. Award for best documentary of 20010.
Produced by Doug Harris and Sean Madison