The Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) and Readily Apparent Media are celebrating its Emmy® Award for best “Sports – One-Time Special” in the Mid-Atlantic Region for the film, Let ‘Em Know You’re There: The Story of Big Jim and the Triple Double. OHA’s executive director Gregg Tripoli and Readily Apparent Media’s Field Humphrey and Patrick Newman were presented with the award on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at the Wyndham Grand Downtown in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
This film would not have been possible without the contributions of Hueber-Breuer Construction Company.
Let ‘Em Know You’re There is available for purchase at the Onondaga Historical Museum Gift Gallery at 321 Montgomery Street and available to stream online through Amazon Prime.
Both Readily Apparent Media, an Austin-based production company, and OHA are proud to share and promote the great history of Syracuse and these amazing stories in this short documentary about Jim Tucker, a former NBA player who held the record for fastest triple-double for 63 years. Featuring animation that depicts a vibrant, unforgettable evening at the Onondaga County War Memorial in 1955, the film uses Jim’s record as a lens into a remarkable life outside of basketball.