Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story

Documentary Feature

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In 1955, when racial segregation defined America, two groups of 12-year-old boys stepped onto a baseball field in an act of cultural defiance that would change the course of history. Sixty years later, the pioneering players embark on a personal journey while trying to navigate America’s lingering racial divisions. Featuring interviews with baseball and civil rights icons Hank Aaron, Cal Ripken, Jr., Gary Sheffield, Davey Johnson and Ambassador Andrew Young who offer insight linking past and present, baseball and human dignity.


  • Friday, 2:45PM at Riverside Theatre, Stark Stage
  • Saturday, 3:00PM at Riverside Theatre, Stark Stage


Director: Jon Strong