• 1994
  • 2 Seasons
  • 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 5 Shadow Ball

First Aired: September 22, 1994

Fifth inning (1930-40). The Negro Leagues; Babe Ruth's "called shot" in the 1932 World Series; profiles of Bob Feller, Satchel Paige and Joe DiMaggio. John Chancellor narrates.

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