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The anticipation that comes with a 3-2 pitch.
The crack of the bat. The roar of the crowd as a high fly ball heads for the center field wall. The timeless moment between the slide at home and the umpire's signal. It's baseball. Part of the fabric of American life for more than 100 years.
Treat yourself to some peanuts and Cracker Jacks and thrill to the stories of two of baseball's all-time greats. What could be better than a double-header day at the ballpark right in your own home?
|The Jackie Robinson Story
Who better to portray the man who broke baseball's color line than Jackie Robinson himself. Filmed just three years after Robinson joined the fabled Brooklyn Dodgers, this daring film openly deals with the racial problems of baseball and the rest of society during the late forties/early fifties. It's also the exciting and intriguing story of one of the greatest players of all time at the beginning of his storied career. Runtime 76 minutes
|The Lou Gehrig Story
Lou Gehrig's record streak of 2,130 consecutive games played was ended by the fatal disease that now bears his name. Join Wendell Long as he portrays baseball's "Iron Horse". See Gehrig and his beloved family struggle valiantly against the adversity that ended his brilliant baseball career. Find out why Gehrig, a proud man dying from a painful and debilitating disease, described himself in his farewell speech at Yankee Stadium as "the luckiest man in the world". Runtime 58 minutes
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