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Something Like a War

In 1894, a sportswriter named Byron Bancroft "Ban" Johnson takes over a struggling minor league - the Western League - and turns it into a financial success. Inning Two, Something Like a War, takes viewers through 1910 and introduces some of the game's most celebrated and colorful characters, including Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson.
Season 1 Episode 2 Length 1:45:18 Premiere: 3/13/20

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Funding Provided By: General Motors Corporation; The National Endowment for the Humanities; The Pew Charitable Trusts; The Corporation for Public Broadcasting; The Public Broadcasting Service; Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

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Baseball

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.

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Season 1 Episodes

Home

S1 E9 Length 2:25:21 Premiere Date 3/13/20

A Whole New Ball Game

S1 E8 Length 1:53:51 Premiere Date 3/13/20

The Capital of Baseball

S1 E7 Length 2:11:17 Premiere Date 3/13/20

The National Pastime

S1 E6 Length 2:28:19 Premiere Date 3/13/20

Shadow Ball

S1 E5 Length 2:03:05 Premiere Date 3/13/20

A National Heirloom

S1 E4 Length 1:54:03 Premiere Date 3/13/20

The Faith of Fifty Million People

S1 E3 Length 1:58:56 Premiere Date 3/13/20

Something Like a War

S1 E2 Length 1:45:18 Premiere Date 3/13/20

Our Game

S1 E1 Length 1:54:53 Premiere Date 3/13/20

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