American Creed

From Chicago to Coal Country, Joe Maddon Looks for a Win

Clip | 2m

Baseball’s Joe Maddon founded the Hazleton Integration Project after a controversial immigration ordinance tore a chasm through the ethnic and political fault lines of his coal-producing hometown. “You want to make kids friends fast? Put them on the same team, with the same common goal, and I promise you, color of skin, language barriers, what you like to eat – that goes away just like that.”

Aired: 02/27/18

Rating: TV-PG

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