1st To Do It chronicles some of the most innovative, daring and unknown maverick's in the field of art, music, sports and fashion. Through arduous research, spanning the stacks at toppled libraries to unearthed microfilm, these pioneers were the first people to do things that seem quite commonplace in today's society. 1st To Do It is an ongoing series of short documentaries that sheds a much needed light on the people who made their mark first.

Eddie Klepp

Grab a handful of peanuts and Cracker Jacks as the tale of Eddie Klepp unfolds. Dubbed the first and only white ballplayer to grace the endless talent pool in the Negro Leagues, Klepp has long-since been forgotten because of his struggles with the sauce and the hurdles that come along with a life full of hard living.

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