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Baseball [videorecording] / a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns
Alternate Title Title on disc labels and container: Baseball, a film by Ken Burns [videorecording]
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  GV863.A1 B374 2010  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  GV863.A1 B374 2010  v.2    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  GV863.A1 B374 2010  v.3    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  GV863.A1 B374 2010  v.4    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  GV863.A1 B374 2010  v.5    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  GV863.A1 B374 2010  v.6    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Baseball -- United States -- History
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Physical Description 11 videodiscs : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; NTSC; Region 1; Full screen & widescreen; 5.1 surround
Language English and Spanish; Closed-captioned
Performer/Participant Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.]
Credits Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.]
Note Videodisc release of a 1994 television program ; includes the Tenth inning shown on PBS in 2010
MPAA rating: Not rated
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
Contents [v.1.] First inning: Our game, the 1840's-1900 [videorecording] (115 min.) -- Second inning: Something like a war, 1900-1910 [videorecording] (107 min.) ; [v.2.] Third inning: The faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920 [videorecording] (120 min.) -- Fourth inning: A national heirloom, 1920-1930 [videorecording] (117 min.) ; [v.3.] Fifth inning: Shadow ball, 1930-1940 [videorecording] (126 min.) -- Sixth inning: The national pastime, 1940-1950 [videorecording] (151 min.) ; [v.4.] Seventh inning: The capital of baseball, 1950-1960 [videorecording] (134 min.) -- Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame, 1960-1970 [videorecording] (116 min.) ; [v.5.] Ninth inning: Home, 1970-1994 [videorecording] (148 min.) ; [v.6.] Top of the Tenth, 1992-1999 [videorecording] (116 min.) -- Bottom of the Tenth 1999-2009 [videorecording] (124 min.)
Alternate Author Burns, Ken, 1953-
Ward, Geoffrey C
Chancellor, John, 1927-1996
PBS Home Video
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)

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