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  • "First inning: our game"
  • "Baseball"
  • "First inning--our game"
  • "Our game"

  • "John Chancellor narrates this history of the game of baseball. Episode one deals with baseball's rise from a "gentleman's hobby" to a sport for everyone and looks at early baseball legends like Cy Young, King Kelly and Hap Anson."
  • "Tells the story of the origins of the game as a barehanded game played by men and boys in cities, usually in the vicinity of a saloon. Meet the first baseball magnate Albert Goodwill Spalding, explore the game's first gambling scandal, and see the attempts by women to play the game in the 1860s."
  • "Filmmaker Ken Burns begins at the middle of the 19th century to trace the nation's history through the involvement of its citizens in its national pastime. In just one generation, baseball evolved from a gentlemen's hobby to a national sport. As far back as the 1860s, women began to play; in the 1880s, the first black professionals were hounded out of the game."

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  • "Baseball. First inning--our game"
  • "Baseball. [First inning], our game"
  • "Baseball. First inning, Our game"