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Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story
     

Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story

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Director: Peter Miller

Cast: Dustin Hoffman

 
Academy Award-winner Dustin Hoffman narrates filmmaker Peter Miller's documentary tracing Jewish involvement in the development of American baseball. From Sandy Koufax's campaign to achieve equal rights for all players to Hank Greenberg's unwavering support of the legendary Jackie Robinson, Jewish personalities have played a pivotal role in shaping this uniquely

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Academy Award-winner Dustin Hoffman narrates filmmaker Peter Miller's documentary tracing Jewish involvement in the development of American baseball. From Sandy Koufax's campaign to achieve equal rights for all players to Hank Greenberg's unwavering support of the legendary Jackie Robinson, Jewish personalities have played a pivotal role in shaping this uniquely American sport, and ensuring that every athlete has their turn at bat. Interviews with Al Rosen, Shawn Green, Kevin Youklis, Maury Allen, Larry King, and Ron Howard offer additional insight into the role Jews played in making baseball the great American pass-time, and a rare, archival interview with Koufax allows fans to witness the evolution of their favorite sport firsthand.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/19/2011
UPC:
0767685243251
Original Release:
2010
Source:
New Video Group
Time:
1:31:00
Sales rank:
43,741

Special Features

Deleted Scenes; Newsreels; Sophie Milman Sings; "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story
1. The American Game [6:16]
2. Too Much Jew [6:33]
3. Transformational [10:27]
4. Wartime [11:40]
5. The Shining Example [4:13]
6. People Have More Respect [5:27]
7. Pablo Picasso of Pitching [7:43]
8. The Jewish Kid [17:22]
9. Let My People Go [3:17]
10. The Right Place [7:10]
11. Hopes and Dreams [7:51]
12. Credits [2:35]

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