Baseball

  • 1994
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 archival footage to give the past a wonderfully nostalgic air of years truly gone by, and it effect (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 9 Home

First Aired: September 28, 1994

Ninth inning (1970-1993). Game 6 of the '75 Reds-Red Sox World Series; free agency and collusion; the death of Jackie Robinson; Hank Aaron breaks the career HR mark; the "Big Red Machine"; owners Charles Finley and George Steinbrenner; the "curse" of the Red Sox; Roberto Clemente, Pete Rose, Reggie Jackson and Nolan Ryan. John Chancellor narrates.

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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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