Ken Burns: Baseball

Season 1 Episode 4

A National Heirloom

Aired Unknown Sep 21, 1994 on PBS
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The 1920s begin with America trying to recover from World War I and baseball trying to recover from the scandal of the 1919 World Series. America finds relief in the boom market and the Jazz Age. Baseball finds its own boom market in a player with a Jazz Age personality: a troubled youth from a Baltimore reformatory school who can hit a ball farther than anyone.moreless

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