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Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns (10-DVD Box Set)
"The story of baseball is the story of America."—From the Box Side-Panel
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This is the original box set.
This is the complete 23-hour series from PBS Home Video. Narrated by John Chancellor and the voices of Paul Newman, Jason Robards, Billy Crystal, and other stars, the series spans the 150-years of baseball history. It begins with the actual origins of baseball and continues to modern times.
The DVDs are labeled as Innings and include:
- Inning 1: Our Game
- Inning 2: Something Like a War
- Inning 3: The Faith of Fifty Million People
- Inning 4: A National Heirloom
- Inning 5: Shadow Ball
- Inning 6: The National Pastime
- Inning 7: The Capital of Baseball
- Inning 8: A Whole New Ballgame
- Inning 9: Home
- Extra Inning
- US-Not Rated; Canada-PG
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- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 5.5″x 7.7″x 2.9″
"In keeping his promise, Jackie Robinson showed the world that he was not only a great baseball player but, more importantly, a great man." — in "A Legend in His Own Time" (page 2)
"Week by week, every single week since March 1923, TIME magazine has captured history in its flight. The result, after seven decades, is an unsurpassed chronicle of the sweeping forces and great events of the 20th century. ... Now the editors of TIME have collected their reporting on the most memorable individuals of our era in this volume." — The Editors of Time
"This is a book about people. The people are men and women who have helped us know more about the world, or who have proven they are so good at work. Perhaps they are very brave people who have made life better for others, sometimes at great risk." — Preface
"You will find some interesting stories in Memories that you will enjoy reading and a bit of historical fact that you will want to possess." — Bill Werber, Author
"The Phillie Phanatic has been the Philadelphia Phillie's biggest cheerleader and baseball's zaniest mascot for as long as anyone can remember. But one thing the Phanatic has a hard time doing is keeping his room neat and clean. Will his mom, Phoebe Phanatic, ever get to see the Phanatic's room tidied up?" — From the back cover
This exciting baseball action series has a story that focuses on each member of the youth baseball team known as the Scrappers. In the first three books, the team is just starting out and each personality must adjust to becoming a viable and productive member if they ever have a shot at the championship.
Sandy's friendships with his baseball teammates hang in the balance when he constantly has to leave early from games played on weekdays and doesn't tell them why.
It's spring in Acorn Hill and the Howard sisters are involved with Little League baseball, the town's official website, an Amish girl who must make a big life-defining decision, and a charity paper boat regatta.
The set includes 225 trivia questions and player stats on over 100 virtual baseball cards.