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Baseball. [Second inning], Something like a war

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:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Major league baseball enters the twentieth century in trouble, beset by declining attendance, rowdyism, unhappy players, and feuding, greedy club owners. Then it divides itself in two and succeeds beyond anyone's wildest dreams. Early giants of the game who are featured in this episode include Christy Mathewson, a college educated pitcher, known to schoolchildren as "the Christian Gentleman," and John McGraw, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Christy Mathewson; John Joseph McGraw; Christy Mathewson; John Joseph McGraw
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: 123237474
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1994.
Description: 1 streaming video file (105 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: Second inning: something like a war
Something like a war
Baseball (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film series by Ken Burns.

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Major league baseball enters the twentieth century in trouble, beset by declining attendance, rowdyism, unhappy players, and feuding, greedy club owners. Then it divides itself in two and succeeds beyond anyone's wildest dreams. Early giants of the game who are featured in this episode include Christy Mathewson, a college educated pitcher, known to schoolchildren as "the Christian Gentleman," and John McGraw, the manager of the New York Giants.

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