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ESPN’s ‘The Captain’: Director Randy Wilkins on getting Spike Lee’s blessing to tell the story of New York Yankees great Derek Jeter

July 17, 2022

Randy Wilkins connects with Derek Jeter, subject of his seven-part ESPN documentary series, The Captain, on a few levels. For starters, Wilkins is a lifelong New York Yankees fan, and Jeter was the linchpin of the team’s five World Series championships between 1996 and 2009. In his filmmaking career, Wilkins can also s ‘identify. […]