Season 1, Episode 3 The Faith of 50 Million People

First Aired: September 20, 1994

Third inning (1910-20). A profile of Connie Mack; Ty Cobb's suspension; the construction of Ebbets Field; and the Black Sox scandal in the 1919 World Series. John Chancellor is the narrator.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: This stirring history of the sport first aired, conveniently, during a baseball strike, and it was the perfect antidote to the first World Series-less year since 1904. The miniseries, like many from Ken Burns, made deft use of still photos, interviews and… (more)

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