10 videodiscs (approximately 23 hours) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; NTSC.
Videodisc release of a 1994 television program.
Special features: 225 trivia questions; Player stats on over 100 virtual baseball cards; The making of 'Baseball.'
Disc 1. The first inning: Our game, the 1840's-1900 (115 min.) -- Disc 2. The second inning: Something like a war, 1900-1910 (107 min.) -- Disc 3. The third inning: The faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920 (120 min.) -- Disc 4. The fourth inning: A national heirloom, 1920-1930 (117 min.) -- Disc 5. The fifth inning: Shadow ball, 1930-1940 (126 min.) -- Disc 6. The sixth inning: The national pastime, 1940-1950 (151 min.) -- Disc 7. The seventh inning: The capital of baseball, 1950-1960 (134 min.) -- Disc 8. The eighth inning: A whole new ballgame, 1960-1970 (116 min.) -- Disc 9. The ninth inning: Home, 1970-1994 (148 min.) -- Disc 10. Extra inning: The making of Baseball (240 min.)
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.].
Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.].
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.
English dialogue; closed-captioned.
Title on disc labels and container: Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
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.
Making of Baseball.
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