Slap Me Five!

A good story is like a Russian nesting doll. Initially, you are drawn to it by its trappings, the plot, the pictures, the promise. Then, you open it and discover characters and truths both unexpected and exhilarating, even if heart-rending. The seemingly smallest buried inside the larger tale is the actual core. This is the essence, this is the significance.

Watch this well-crafted short doc from ESPN and director Michael Jacobs about the origins of the High Five; you'll discover the story of Out-fielder Glenn Burke, a player whose spirit fueled a team and his eventual trade and retirement.

THE HIGH FIVE

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