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Bottom of the Tenth

As America reels from the horror of the 9/11 attacks, baseball provides solace, and in an incredible World Series, gives the country something to cheer about. As the rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox reaches the boiling point, long-suffering Boston fans rejoice in their first World Series victory in 86 years, while Giants and Cubs fans endure devastating losses.
S1 E2 Length 2:04:58 Premiere: 9.29.10

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The Tenth Inning

About The Tenth Inning

Introducing an unforgettable array of players, teams and fans, the film showcases the era's extraordinary accomplishments as well as its devastating disappointments. Combining extraordinary highlights, stunning still photographs, and insightful commentary by players, managers, and fans, The Tenth Inning interweaves the story of the national pastime with the story of America.

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Season 1 Episodes

Bottom of the Tenth

S1 E2 Length 2:04:58 Premiere Date 9.29.10

Top of the Tenth

S1 E1 Length 1:56:41 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Barry Bonds: "Boo Me or Cheer Me"

Clip Length 00:30 Premiere Date 9.28.10

The Tenth Inning; Interview with Ken

Preview Length 01:02 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Mike Barnicle: My Baseball Glove

Clip Length 01:12 Premiere Date 9.28.10

The Late '90s Power Surge

Clip Length 05:37 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Baseball After 9/11

Clip Length 04:57 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Tom Verducci: 'The Steroid Era'

Clip Length 00:39 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Mike Barnicle: Baseball in the Family

Clip Length 01:09 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Arriving in America

Clip Length 06:16 Premiere Date 9.28.10

2005 Congressional Hearings

Clip Length 00:44 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Dan Okrent: The Origins of Rotisserie Baseball

Clip Length 03:14 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Baseball in The Dominican Republic

Clip Length 06:05 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Andrew Zimbalist: The Quantification of Performance

Clip Length 00:48 Premiere Date 9.28.10

Bob Costas: Steroid Use in Baseball

Clip Length 01:00 Premiere Date 9.28.10

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