Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns

Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns

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Director: Ken Burns

Cast: Ken Burns

     
 

Documentarian Ken Burns analyzes America's pastime, explaining how in every era events on the diamond have reflected what was going on in the country as a whole.See more details below

Overview

Documentarian Ken Burns analyzes America's pastime, explaining how in every era events on the diamond have reflected what was going on in the country as a whole.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/05/2010
UPC:
0097368960442
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs Paramount
Region Code:
1
Time:
23:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; Additional Scenes; Outtakes

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Ken Burns Director

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns - Innings 1 & 2
1. Top of the First [3:13]
2. A Beautiful Thing [2:57]
3. Baseball [11:20]
4. All the Qualities [2:44]
5. "Base" and "Ball" [2:46]
6. Elysian Fields [7:16]
7. A People's Game [9:37]
8. Division of Feeling [3:01]
9. A Fine Curveball [2:02]
10. Baseball Is Business Now [7:40]
11. I Was a Catcher [1:21]
12. The National League [4:31]
13. I Am Dumb, Harry [4:26]
14. Bottom of the First [:39]
15. The Wahoos [4:44]
16. The Baseball Messiah [6:59]
17. Heroes [6:57]
18. My Skin Is Against Me [5:28]
19. Blessed [2:24]
20. Dog Eat Dog [6:31]
21. The Toughest Of The Tough [8:30]
22. The Little Boy's Game [7:34]
Disc #2 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns - Innings 1 & 2
9. The Christian Gentleman [5:39]
10. Free and Equal [2:09]
11. One Of The Noisiest [1:14]
12. A Skirt-Like Effect [2:39]
13. Hitless Wonders [5:14]
14. Casey at the Bat [2:38]
15. Bottom of the Second [1:57]
16. Rube [4:33]
17. A True Jewel [6:59]
18. Ty [10:01]
19. Organize Your Team [10:08]
20. The Merkle Boner [11:35]
21. I Have To Be First [4:38]
22. Above Reproach [4:03]
Disc #3 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns- Innings 3 & 4
1. Top of the Third [1:01]
2. Baseball [1:19]
3. A Tough Racket [6:12]
4. The Faith Of Fifty Million People [4:46]
5. The Black Mark [5:27]
6. Damn [3:54]
7. The Wolf Pack [9:04]
8. Tears [12:08]
9. Kids [1:34]
10. Incredible Greenness [2:04]
11. Pigtown [4:50]
12. The Bottom of the Third [2:07]
13. Free Agents [4:31]
14. A Kind of Citizenship [4:34]
15. What's Killing You? [:29]
16. Hard to Know [2:42]
17. Better Than You [1:38]
18. Leonardo in Baseball [2:35]
19. The Carmine-Hosed Warriors [2:43]
20. Business As Usual [3:47]
21. The Star Spangled Banner [2:34]
22. An Awful Thing To Do [27:50]
23. The Law [5:54]
24. Bring 'em Back [3:38]
Disc #4 -- Baseball: A Film By Ken Burns - Innings 3&4
1. Top of the Fourth [2:41]
2. Baseball [3:18]
3. A National Heirloom [3:29]
4. That Big Son of a Bitch [2:57]
5. Incorrigible [4:40]
6. Beethoven and Cezanne [11:00]
7. I Fear Nobody [8:39]
8. An Everest in Kansas [3:18]
9. The Fellow Who Carries the Wallop [9:47]
10. House of David [2:24]
11. The Background Music of America [2:18]
12. Bottom of the Fourth [:42]
13. A Touch Epoch for Kings [4:23]
14. Not Commerce [1:18]
15. Some Ball Yard [7:47]
16. A Privilege [5:40]
17. Their Greatest Asset [5:30]
18. This Can't Be Helped [2:27]
19. Betcha a Nickel [:45]
20. A Dollar Sign on the Muscle [4:32]
21. I Can See Him Yet [6:47]
22. Our Arithmetic [:51]
23. Murderers Row [9:23]
24. Rueful Memories [9:12]
Disc #5 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns - Innings 5 & 6
1. Top of the Fifth [1:29]
2. Baseball [6:01]
3. Shadow Ball [4:23]
4. Like We Invented the Game [6:26]
5. The National Tonic [3:37]
6. The Old School [2:39]
7. Midnight Rider [10:03]
8. You Lucky Bum [5:55]
9. Josh [2:59]
10. The Daffiness Boys [5:35]
11. Carrying the News [6:41]
12. Two to a Mule [4:13]
13. The Gashouse Gang [2:51]
14. I'd Want Carl Hubbel [5:21]
15. Plain Prejudice [5:18]
16. Bottom of the Fifth [4:30]
17. Goodbye Baseball [2:47]
18. Heroes [3:11]
19. Rhubarb [6:45]
20. I Ain't Sorry [6:08]
21. For the Good of the Team [7:49]
22. The Best [5:38]
23. Nobody Hits Satchel [6:07]
Disc #6 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns - Inning 6
1. Top of the Sixth [1:58]
2. Baseball [3:31]
3. The National Pastime [4:23]
4. A Summer of Heroes [5:07]
5. Did He Get One? [10:37]
6. The Joy Zone [9:43]
7. Hilda Is Here [11:18]
8. War [7:45]
9. Feminine Phenoms [6:27]
10. The Answer Is No [4:12]
11. The Bottom of the Sixth [2:06]
12. This I Know [7:56]
13. The Race Man [10:28]
14. Heartbroken [6:03]
15. Big League Material [5:18]
16. Josh Gibson [1:18]
17. He's Coming [3:30]
18. Inning to Inning [2:52]
19. April 15, 1947 [5:56]
20. Babe Ruth Day [1:11]
21. Up in the Race [16:39]
22. A Great Deal of Pride [2:55]
23. The Family of Baseball [5:00]
24. Pitching Stellar Ball [2:07]
25. So Would The Babe [9:40]
Disc #7 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns - Inning 7
1. Top of the Seventh [2:39]
2. Baseball [4:14]
3. The Capital of Baseball [3:51]
4. Ol' Perfesser [8:40]
5. Where I Learned the Game [1:28]
6. Too Much [3:54]
7. My Man [4:01]
8. Very Peculiar Names [1:23]
9. Fiction is Dead [15:28]
10. When Do They Play Baseball? [2:24]
11. The Real Thing [2:51]
12. Mr. Mantle [8:55]
13. Child of God [6:31]
14. Low and Away [2:48]
15. Who's On First? [:50]
16. Bread and Circuses [4:07]
17. The Catch [12:08]
18. 7th Inning Stretch [2:55]
19. Bottom of the Seventh [1:50]
20. The Absolutely Unthinkable [11:57]
21. I Don't Know [1:17]
22. Perfect [5:30]
23. A Death In The Family [11:07]
24. Nothing, Except Baseball [2:28]
25. 80/20 [3:54]
26. A Scout's Mistake [3:51]
Disc #8 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns - Inning 8
1. Top of the Eighth [2:57]
2. Baseball [4:16]
3. A Whole New Ballgame [4:53]
4. Expansion [1:35]
5. The World's Lousy [6:34]
6. A Tough Year for The Babe [8:45]
7. The Jewish Kid [5:11]
8. The Boyfriend [:48]
9. !Yo La Tengo! [6:51]
10. The Man [6:36]
11. In the Course of Time [7:43]
12. Bottom of the Eighth [3:10]
13. The Plantation [5:56]
14. Not For Your Whole Team [2:09]
15. The Question Is Why [2:54]
16. They Did Not Get A Chance [:58]
17. Yaz [11:13]
18. Pondering Inaction [6:01]
19. We Do This Everyday [6:44]
20. Heaven [1:40]
21. The Greatest Game of Them All [8:50]
22. I Am a Man [7:49]
Disc #9 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns - Inning 9
1. Top of the Ninth [3:21]
2. Baseball [4:39]
3. Home [4:01]
4. A Higher League [2:42]
5. Watch This [4:45]
6. Deaf Ears [4:57]
7. Safe At Home [7:56]
8. The Sun Don't Shine [6:02]
9. Dear Hank Aaron [7:20]
10. Some Kind of Game [19:29]
11. A Sense of Management [2:19]
12. This Man Killer [7:22]
13. George III [7:32]
14. Pops [4:43]
15. Bottom of the Ninth [2:07]
16. Break Your Heart [3:15]
17. The Curse [12:32]
18. Do You Really Believe That? [3:54]
19. Collusion [4:14]
20. B-Movie [4:27]
21. Big Pockets [3:56]
22. Good At Life [6:27]
23. Extra Innings [17:03]
Disc #10 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick - The Tenth Inning : Top of the Tenth Inning
1. Top of the Tenth [8:17]
2. Numbers No One Can Believe [10:37]
3. The Kid [1:24]
4. Artful Deceptions [10:09]
5. A Boyhood Dream [4:51]
6. Millionaires vs. Billionaires [10:39]
7. And Then Ripken Came Along [5:34]
8. Three Aces [4:48]
9. The Top of Everest [19:32]
10. Grandioso [11:01]
11. Innocence is Beautiful [27:05]
Disc #11 -- Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick - Bottom of the Tenth
1. Bottom of the Tenth [5:41]
2. A Little Bit of Psychology [6:08]
3. Ichiro [8:20]
4. Bonds and Everybody Else [4:22]
5. Our Baseball [7:16]
6. Mystique and Aura [11:25]
7. Mythic Qualities [11:58]
8. Parade Down Market Street [5:41]
9. What Have I Done? [10:30]
10. A Bad Century [3:48]
11. We're Going Back [12:20]
12. I'm Not Here to Talk About the Past [6:43]
13. Negative Capability [8:30]
14. The Sun Shining [13:30]

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