HarperCollins, MLBAM publish e-book on Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson
Fortitude marks the second title in the new MLB.com PLAY BALL BOOKS series, published in collaboration with Ecco/HarperCollins. Award-winning reporter and columnist Lyle Spencer, who has written about Major League Baseball and professional sports since 1971, authored Fortitude with contributions from additional MLB.com reporters. Since joining MLB.com in 2005, Spencer has covered the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The e-book features more than 20 minutes of interactive video, including rare archival footage, career highlights and interviews with, among others, Rachel Robinson, Sharon Robinson, Hank Aaron, Ralph Branca, former U.S. President George W. Bush, Henry Louis Gates, Tommy Lasorda, as well as thoughts through the years from Willie Mays and many more.