Reel Baseball: Baseball's Golden Era, The Way America Witnessed It--In The Movie Newsreels

Reel Baseball: Baseball's Golden Era, The Way America Witnessed It--In The Movie Newsreels

Les Krantz / Mar 21, 2019

Reel Baseball Baseball s Golden Era The Way America Witnessed It In The Movie Newsreels A celebration of the Golden Age of Baseball through the movie house newsreels that once presented the game s great plays and players to fans across the country Reel Baseball is an enchanting look back

  • Title: Reel Baseball: Baseball's Golden Era, The Way America Witnessed It--In The Movie Newsreels
  • Author: Les Krantz
  • ISBN: 9780385518864
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A celebration of the Golden Age of Baseball through the movie house newsreels that once presented the game s great plays and players to fans across the country.Reel Baseball is an enchanting look back at baseball from 1932 to 1965, a time when major league teams were franchised only in America s biggest cities in the East Back then, most Americans who witnessed baseball dA celebration of the Golden Age of Baseball through the movie house newsreels that once presented the game s great plays and players to fans across the country.Reel Baseball is an enchanting look back at baseball from 1932 to 1965, a time when major league teams were franchised only in America s biggest cities in the East Back then, most Americans who witnessed baseball did so in local theaters, where game highlights were shown in the newsreels before the feature film This handsomely illustrated volume traces the seminal role of newsreels in making baseball the national pastime, before major league teams expanded to the South and West and television brought the game into homes across America A one hour DVD accompanies the book and presents the most thrilling moments from these original newsreels.A grand compilation of baseball at its best, Reel Baseball invites fans to both read about and watch on the accompanying DVD such landmark moments as Lucky Ducky, 1934 Detroiters pelt Ducky Medwick with rotten fruit, but the Cardinals win the World SeriesToday Today Today, July 4, 1939 A doomed Lou Gehrig brings Yankees fans to tears with his luckiest man speech.Four in a Row, 1939 The latest Yankees juggernaut wins the World Series for its fourth straight title.Old Rivals, August 25, 1942 Babe Ruth and Walter Johnson play in Army Navy baseball games.One Armed Outfielder, June 15, 1945 Pete Gray of the St Louis Browns fields with ease and drills line drives without a left arm.Sweet Perfection, October 8, 1956 The Yankees Don Larsen throws the only no hitter a perfect game, no less against the Dodgers in the World Series.One Last Hurrah, September 26, 1960 Ted Williams caps his epic career with a home run in his final at bat.One Upping the Babe, October 1, 1961 His hair falling out because of all the pressure, the Yankees Roger Maris breaks Ruth s home run record of 60 on the last day of the season.The Eighth Wonder of the World, April 17, 1965 Baseball moves indoors, as Houston unveils the Astrodome, marking the end of the Golden Era.The book and DVD hosted by baseball and broadcasting legend Joe Garagiola brilliantly capture the magic of Joltin Joe DiMaggio, the Say Hey Kid Willie Mays , Stan the Man Musial, and other legendary players who elevated the boys of summer to the pinnacle of American popular culture.

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    1. It's been a while since I read it, but the three star rating is reflective of the memory that I have - fun to read and look at, but selective in its approach. Due to the limitations of the "reel" don't expect any pre-1930 baseball. I do like the fact that the book covers many Fall Classics and legendary moments. Each chapter is only a couple pages, so it made for a great bedtime story. The accompanying DVD matches 30% or so of the stories, but in an unorganized fashion - they run together and ar [...]


    2. A joy to read and viewWhile the book is educational and entertaining with many pictures from the history of baseball, I enjoyed the DVD more. The content is based on what appeared in the newsreels and since their production was ended in the early 1960’s, there are no highlights beyond that time. Yet, the viewer is able to experience through video archives some of the greatest moments in baseball. Momentous occasions such as the Pirates victory over the Yankees in the 1961 World Series, Bobby T [...]



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