Home - In an age of globalization and deregulation, a cataclysmic strike over money and power brings baseball to the brink. Inning Nine, Home, looks at baseball from the 1970s to the 1990s, including the establishment of the free agent system, the rise in player salaries, the continued expansion, the dilution of talent, the ongoing battles between labor and management and the scandals.
Inning One: Our Game looks at the origins of baseball in the 1840s and up to 1900.
Inning Two, Something Like a War, takes viewers through 1910.
Inning Three, The Faith of Fifty Million People, examines the century's second decade.
Inning Four, A National Heirloom, concentrates on Babe Ruth.
Inning Five, Shadow Ball, tells the story of the Negro Leagues in the 1930s.
Inning Six, The National Pastime, covers the 1940s.
Inning Seven, The Capital of Baseball, takes viewers through the 1950s.
Inning Eight, A Whole New Ball Game, moves the field to the 1960s
Inning Nine, Home, looks at baseball from the 1970s to the 1990s.
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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