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Baseball. [Seventh inning], The capital of baseball

Author: Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1994]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the glorious heyday of New York City baseball, where for 10 straight years, a local team always played in the World Series and almost always won. Rare newsreel footage and interviews illuminate some of baseball's most memorable moments, including the "shot heard round the world," Bobby Thomson's home run off Ralph Branca in 1951, Willie Mays' incredible catch in the 1954 World Series and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mickey Mantle; Mickey Mantle
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123238768
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1994.
Description: 1 streaming video file (133 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sound, color with black and white sequences
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent).
Other Titles: Seventh inning:
Capital of baseball
Baseball (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film series by Ken Burns.

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Focuses on the glorious heyday of New York City baseball, where for 10 straight years, a local team always played in the World Series and almost always won. Rare newsreel footage and interviews illuminate some of baseball's most memorable moments, including the "shot heard round the world," Bobby Thomson's home run off Ralph Branca in 1951, Willie Mays' incredible catch in the 1954 World Series and the switch-hitting slugger Mickey Mantle.

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