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Baseball

(DVD - 2004 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Baseball


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It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns.
Title: Baseball
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] :, PBS Home Video ;, Hollywood, Calif. :, Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment,, 2004
Edition: Full screen
Characteristics: 10 videodiscs (ca. 23 hours) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns
Notes: Videodisc release of a 1994 television program
Includes 225 trivia questions, and player stats on over 100 virtual baseball cards
Special features and language options may vary by copy
Contents: 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, 1970-1994 (148 min.)
Extra inning: The making of Baseball (240 min.)
Summary: It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns.
Additional Contributors: Burns, Ken - 1953-
Novick, Lynn
Ward, Geoffrey C.
PBS Home Video
ISBN: 1415702438
Branch Call Number: DVD 796.357 BASEBALL
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