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Rooters: The Birth of Red Sox Nation
Rooters The Birth of Red Sox Nation
Actor: Boston Red Sox
Director: Cooperstown
Genres: Sports, Documentary
PG     2007     1hr 46min

Rooters: The Birth of Red Sox Nation is the story of Boston fans; from their birth as the 200 Roxbury Rooters in 1897 to their transformation into millions known today as RED SOX NATION. Through rare images and film the sa...  more »


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Actor: Boston Red Sox
Director: Cooperstown
Genres: Sports, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Baseball, Documentary, Documentary
Studio: cooperstown Monument Co./ Killswitch Productions
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/02/2007
Original Release Date: 01/01/2007
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 1hr 46min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Very well done!!
Derek Mainer | 10/02/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This film is a must see for any diehard Sox fan! I just saw this film last night at it's premier, in the Fenway Theaters, and I was blown away. Very well put together and extremely informative. I've been a Sox fan for a long time- through the good times, and the not so good times. I know baseball, and I know the Sox, but this film takes our Sox history to a whole new level. I especially loved seeing all the old images. I would have to believe that prior to this film, these images weren't available to the public. I also think that the choice of a narrarator in a documentary can either make or break the film. I think they used Mikey Adams, and he was a perfect match. In seeing this film, I now feel completely justified in being a crazy Sox fan that, with every season, every game, and every single inning I either live or die. I can't wait for my copy!"
A. Pierre | Somewheres | 12/21/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I saw this show on NESN and had to buy this dvd right away. I cant understand why its on two dvds when it could fit onto one easily. While I cant share the pain of a die hard Sox fan, ive been a die hard fan since the beginning of 2004. I saw Johnny Damon and I was hooked watching it. That year, the curse ended and a new era begun for Red Sox's. I even told a friend at work in 2005 after Sox lost in the playoffs, I bet you Damon will sign with the Yankees. Sure enough he did.

Back to the dvd though. I loved the rich history of the Sox's fans from the Rooters to the Nation it is today. I thought the dvd did a excellent job at the early years up until today, although after 1918 it does seem a bit rushed. Very good dvd overall though and highly recommended if your a Sox's fan."