Baseball

Part 6: The National Pastime

Episode 6 | 2h 28m 19s Video has closed captioning.

Inning Six, The National Pastime, covers the 1940s and includes Joe DiMaggio's celebrated hitting streak, the awe-inspiring performance of Ted Williams and what Burns calls "baseball's finest moment" — the debut of Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

Aired: 03/13/20

Rating: NR

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