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Baseball [videorecording] / Florentine Films production ; in association withWETA-TV, Eashington ; Baseball Film Project, Inc. ; a film by Ken Burns.

Contributor Chancellor, John, 1927-.

Imprint:[Alexandria, VA] : Public Broadcasting Service ; Burbank, CA Distributed by Warner Home Video, 1994, c2000.

Description10 videodiscs ( 18 hr. 54 min.) : sd., col with b&w ; 1/2 in.

Note:Videodisc release of the 1994 television program.

Note:The First inning: Our games, the 1840-1900 (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 (134 min.) -- The Seventh inning: The capital of baseball, 1950-1960 (134 min.) -- The Eighth inning: A whole new ball game, 1960-1970 (116 min.) -- The Ninth inning: Home, 1970-present (148 min.) -- Extra Inning (240 min).

Note:The definitive documentary of America's pastime, baseball. Through a skillful blend of still photographs, film footage, interviews and voice overs, 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 villians are explored and examined, providing an in-depth, informative, and enthralling look at this truly American passion.

Note : PerformerNarrator John Chancellor ; voices Adam Arkin...[et al.].


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Chancellor, John, 1927-.
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Burns, Ken, 1953-
Florentine Films.
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Series Statement
Buhl Library Video Collection.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Documentary television programs.
Index Term - Genre/Form
Sports (Nonfiction).
Other title
Our game, the 1840-1900.
Something like a war, 1900-1910.
The faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920.
A national heirloom, 1920-1930.
Shadow ball, 1930-1940.
The national pastime, 1940-1950.
The capital of baseball, 1950-1960.
A whole new ball game, 1960-1970.
Home, 1970-present.
Extra Inning.