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Four years in the making, Ken Burns' Emmy-winning documentary traces the history of America's great game, beginning with its origins in the 1840s and concluding with a summary of the years covering about 1970 to 1993. It totals nine episodes, or innings, and more than 18 hours, brought to life by contemporaneous photos, paintings, lithographs and newsreels, and the voices of actors and writers reciting over pictures and video the first-person accounts of many of baseball's legendary characters.

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aired 122 days ago
Interviews and film document memorable moments of New York City baseball, including the Brooklyn Dodgers' first World Series win.
aired 199 days ago
More recent history shows game six of the 1975 World Series, Kirk Gibson's World Series home run and Nolan Ryan's career.
aired 202 days ago
The popularity of football and the union organization transform baseball in the end of the 1960s.
aired 209 days ago
After the 1941 season, war disrupts the sport as players are drafted into the military; integration of baseball occurs when Jackie Robinson plays for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
aired 210 days ago
The rise of the Negro Leagues culminates with the battle between Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson in the Negro League World Series.
aired 216 days ago
Babe Ruth's popularity throughout the 1920s rescues baseball from the Black Sox Scandal.
aired 217 days ago
The Black Sox Scandal saw members of the Chicago White Sox accused of taking money to throw the 1919 World Series.
aired 223 days ago
Profiles of extraordinary individuals include outfielder Ty Cobb, pitcher Walter Johnson, pitcher Christy Mathewson, manager John McGraw.
aired 224 days ago
Filmmaker Ken Burns chronicles the rise of baseball from hobby to national sport, including a profile of baseball magnate Albert Goodwill Spalding.

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