Season 2, Episode 2 Bottom of the Tenth

First Aired: September 29, 2010

The documentary concludes with a look at Japan's first big MLB star, Ichiro Suzuki; the comfort provided by the game after the 9/11 attacks; revelations about performance-enhancing drugs; Boston's rivalry with the Yankees and 2004 World Series victory; and dominating pitchers like Pedro Martinez.

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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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