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1. Baseball 1st inning : our game (beginnings to 1900) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 115 Mins. | All rights reserved , Baseball is a series created by Ken Burns, about the evolution of the game of Baseball, produced by PBS in 1994. Inning One, Our Game, first volumn in the series, looks at the origins of baseball in the 1840s and takes the story up to 1900. Burns refutes the myth that Abner Doubleday invented baseball in Cooperstown and traces its roots instead to the earliest days of the nation - there are records of a game called "Base" played at Valley Forge. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

2. Baseball 2nd inning : something like a war (1900 to 1910) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 106 Mins. , 2nd inning : Something Like a War, takes viewers through 1910 and introduces some of the game's most celebrated and colorful characters, including Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

3. Baseball 3nd inning : the faith of fifty million people (1910 to 1920) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 120 Mins. , Inning Three, The Faith of Fifty Million People, examines the century's second decade, which was dominated by the Black Sox scandal. George Herman "Babe" Ruth makes his first major league appearance (as a member of the Boston Red Sox) and a wave of immigration helps fill the stands with new fans, eager to "become American" by learning America's game. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

4. Baseball 4th inning : a national heirloom (1920 to 1930) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 116 Mins. , Inning Four, A National Heirloom, concentrates on Babe Ruth, whose phenomenal performance thrilled the nation throughout the 1920s and rescued the game from the scandal of the previous decade. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

5. Baseball 5th inning : show ball (1930 to 1940) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 125 Mins. , Inning Five, Shadow Ball, tells the story of the Negro Leagues in the 1930s. The title refers to a common pre-game feature in which the players staged a mock game with an imaginary ball. Though unintended, the pantomime was an apt metaphor for the exclusion of blacks from major league play at that time. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

6. Baseball 6th inning : the national pastime (1940 to 1950) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 150 Mins. , Inning Six, The National Pastime, covers the 1940s and includes Joe DiMaggio's celebrated hitting streak, the awe-inspiring performance of Ted Williams and what Burns calls "baseball's finest moment" - the debut of Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

7. Baseball 7th inning : the capital of baseball (1950 to 1960) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 133 Mins. , Inning Seven, The Capital of Baseball, takes viewers through the 1950s when New York City had three successful baseball teams and dominated the World Series. By the end of the decade, the Giants and Dodgers had left New York, a signal that the old game was changed forever. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

8. Baseball 8th inning : a whole new ball game (1960 to 1970) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 116 Mins. , Television beams baseball nationwide in the turbulent sixties. The players finally succeed in forming a labor union. Expansion, race changes and new stadiums promise to make the sport "A Whole New Ballgame." Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

9. Baseball 9th inning : home (the modern eara) by Burns, Ken Publication: New York : BMG Video Service 1994 . 147 Mins. , Inning Nine, Home, looks at baseball from the 1970s to the present, including the establishment of the free agent system, the rise in player salaries, the continued expansion, the dilution of talent, the ongoing battles between labor and management and the scandals. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available: