[Alexandria, Va.]: Burbank, Calif. : Public Broadcasting Service ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2000, C1994
10 videodiscs (ca. 18 hr. 54 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Videodisc release of a 1994 television program
Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin, ... [et al.]
The definitive documentary of America's pastime, baseball. Through a skillful blend of still photographs, film footage, interviews and voice overs, the the history of "The Game" is brought to life. Covering the period from the 1840's to 1994 (just before the strike), the high and low moments, heroes and villains are explored and examined, providing an in-depth, informative, and enthralling look at this truly American passion
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
The First inning: Our game, the 1840's-1900 (115 min.) -- The Second inning: Something like a war, 1900-1910 (107 min.) -- The Third inning: The faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920 (120 min.) -- The Fourth inning: A national heirloom, 1920-1930 (117 min.) -- The Fifth inning: Shadow ball, 1930-1940 (126 min.) -- The Sixth inning: The national pastime, 1940-1950 (151 min.) -- The Seventh inning: The capital of baseball, 1950-1960 (134 min.) -- The Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame, 1960-1970 (116 min.) -- The Ninth inning: Home, 1970-present (148 min.) -- Extra Inning
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