Product Description & Reviews
In 1943 to support the overseas troops engaged in World War II, Major League Baseball created an official film recapping the World Series championship games. Since then, these official highlight films have evolved into comprehensive documentaries that include classic footage from the television broadcasts, dynamic scenes shot by the Major League Baseball Productions crews, and exclusive interviews with the key players and managers from the Fall Classic. This video is just one in a series of exciting and comprehensive programs. So many of the greatest moments from America’s National Pastime are captured in the World Series DVD collection: Don Larsen’s perfect game; Bill Mazeroski’s and Joe Carter’s World Series-ending home runs; the unforgettable shots of Carlton Fisk, Kirk Gibson, and Kirby Puckett; the dynastic Yankees, Cardinals, A’s, and Reds; and the underdog champions--Dodgers, Mets, and Twins. All of these Fall Classic memories, and more, are showcased in the official World Series DVD collection. *1964: St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees--This historic Fall Classic saw Bob Gibson strike out 31 Yankees over 27 innings and Mickey Mantle’s last World Series Home Run (record 18th), and the end of an era as the Cardinals dethroned the Yankees. *1967: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox--St. Louis once again went toe-to-toe with Boston led by Triple Crown-winning Carl Yastrezemski. The Redbirds and ace-on-the-hill Bob Gibson proved victorious in seven games. 1968: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers--In the "Year of the Pitcher" Bob Gibson and the Cardinals met the Detroit Tigers. Gibson struck out a record 17 batters in Game One, then won Game Four--his seventh consecutive complete-game World Series victory. However, the Tigers prevailed in seven games.
Features & Highlights
- St Louis Cardinals
|Manufacturer:||A&E Home Video|
|Publisher:||A&E Home Video|
|Studio:||A&E Home Video|
|Item Weight:||0.25 pounds|
|Item Size:||5 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.25 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.4 x 0.4 x 0.4 inches|
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