POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 19, Episode 2 Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball
First Aired: July 4, 2006
An examination of the Japanese high-school baseball tournament known as Koshien (which grabs national attention every August), focusing on two teams competing in the 2003 event. One squad is from Tennoji High School, a public school with limited resources; the other is from Chiben High School, a private school coached by the legendary Hitoshi Takashima, who has taken more than 20 teams to Koshien and won the national championship three times.