Baseball Hall of Fame
O Captain! My Captain!
Baseball fans rejoice — The Captain, a new six-part docuseries on famed former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, is set for a 2022 release, ESPN Films announced on Tuesday. The series will air on ESPN and ESPN+.
Similar to the Emmy-award winning The Last Dance, ESPN's The Captain (the moniker by which Jeter is affectionately known) will dive into "the man behind the icon" both "on — and off — the field." ESPN promises "candid access" to the Baseball Hall of Fame electee who "helped restore shine to a team, a city, and a culture."
Randy Wilkins (86-32, Docket 32357) is set to direct, and Spike Lee, The Last Dance's Mike Tollin, and 30 for 30's Connor Schell will executive produce.