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Burns, Ken, 1953-
Publication Information:
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004.
Physical Description:
10 videodiscs (approximately 23 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Videodisc release of a 1994 television program.

Includes 225 trivia questions, and player stats on over 100 virtual baseball cards.
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.).
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Added Title:
Our game, the 1840's-1900.

Something like a war, 1900-1910.

Faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920.

National heirloom, 1920-1930.

Shadow ball, 1930-1940.

National pastime, 1940-1950.

Capital of baseball, 1950-1960.

Whole new ballgame, 1960-1970.

Home, 1970-1994.

Making of Baseball.
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