Season 2, Episode 1 Top of the Tenth
First Aired: September 28, 2010
Part 1 of 2. The follow-up to Ken Burns' 1994 series picks up with the crippling '94 strike; the influx of international players; Cal Ripken's consecutive-games streak; and the thrilling 1998 home-run race between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
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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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