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Greatest Sports Legends: Baseball - The National Pastime
Greatest Sports Legends Baseball - The National Pastime
Genres: Television, Sports
NR     2001     6hr 0min


     

Movie Details

Genres: Television, Sports
Sub-Genres: Television, Baseball
Studio: Edi Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 01/30/2001
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 6hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 3
SwapaDVD Credits: 3
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

When it was America's Pastime
Annie Van Auken | Planet Earth | 07/29/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"GREATEST SPORTS LEGENDS: BASEBALL contains three DVDs-- one for each of 3 distinct eras. In six full hours, the careers of 15 stars are covered, as are selected baseball highlights.

DISC - THE EARLY YEARS--
[19:30] Babe Ruth 1914-1935
[20:09] Lou Gehrig 1923-1939
[21:22] Joe DiMaggio 1936-1951
[20:27] Ted Williams 1939-1960
[21:08] Stan Musial 1941-1963

HIGHLIGHTS: 1933-1944--
Baseball in the News:
1933 MVP Carl Hubbell
Spring Training: 1934, 1935, 1944
1933 All Star Game
Great Moments in Baseball:
1934 World Series
1936 Yankees/Giants Series
1937 Giants/Yankees Series
1938 Baseball Highlights


DISC TWO - THE FABULOUS FIFTIES--
[20:54] Yogi Berra 1946-1965
[20:01] Jackie Robinson 1947-1956
[20:52] Mickey Mantle 1951-1968
[20:20] Willie Mays 1951-1973
[20:19] Ernie Banks 1953-1971

HIGHLIGHTS 1951-1959--
Baseball in the News:
1953 Ted Williams Returns
1956 Old Timers Game
1958 First West Coast MLB Game
1959 First West Coast World Series
All Star Games: 1951, 1955, 1958
Great Moments in Baseball:
1951 Giants Win Pennant
1956 Don Larson Perfect WS Game


DISC THREE - THE MODERN ERA--
[20:34] Hank Aaron 1954-1976
[20:27] Sandy Koufax 1955-1966
[20:10] Pete Rose 1963-1986
[19:56] Nolan Ryan 1966-1993
[20:41] Reggie Jackson 1967-1987

HIGHLIGHTS 1960-1966--
Baseball in the News:
1962 Bob Feller/Jackie Robinson in Hall of Fame
1962 Season Opener
1963 Polo Grounds to Be Razed
Willie Mays New Contract
All Star Games: 1962, 1963, 1964
Great Moments in Baseball:
1960 Pirates Win Series
1961 Roger Maris Ties Babe Ruth
1961 Roger Maris Breaks Record


HBO's WHEN IT WAS A GAME - Triple Play Collection features the ultimate in vintage baseball color footage."