Baseball

An American epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs.

Episodes

  • Part 8: A Whole New Ball Game

    Inning Eight, A Whole New Ball Game, moves the field to the 1960s
  • Part 7: The Capital of Baseball

    Inning Seven, The Capital of Baseball, takes viewers through the 1950s.
  • Part 6: The National Pastime

    Inning Six, The National Pastime, covers the 1940s.
  • Part 5: Shadow Ball

    Inning Five, Shadow Ball, tells the story of the Negro Leagues in the 1930s.
  • Part 4: A National Heirloom

    Inning Four, A National Heirloom, concentrates on Babe Ruth.
  • Part 3: The Faith of Fifty Million People

    Inning Three, The Faith of Fifty Million People, examines the century's second decade.
  • Part 2: Something Like a War

    Inning Two, Something Like a War, takes viewers through 1910.
  • Part 1: Our Game

    Inning One: Our Game looks at the origins of baseball in the 1840s and up to 1900.

About Baseball

The story of Baseball is the story of America. It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime.