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Baseball - First Season English Subtitles

 Baseball - First Season

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Released: 18 Sep 1994
Runtime: 1,140 min
Genre: Documentary, History, Sport
Director: N/A
Actors: Daniel Okrent, George F. Will, John Chancellor
Country: United States
Rating: 9.2

Overview:

A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.

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Baseball - Season 1 (Web)

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Closed captions extracted from WEB-DL. Manually corrected all caps. Don't forget to rate/comment, enjoy! 
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1 00:01:43,009 --> 00:01:46,978 Brooklyn Eagle, 1846 2 00:01:47,082 --> 00:01:51,914 "In our sundown perambulations of late, 3 00:01:52,018 --> 00:01:55,435 "through the outer parts of Brooklyn, 4 00:01:55,539 --> 00:01:58,921 "we have observed several parties of youngsters 5 00:01:59,025 --> 00:02:03,719 playing base, a certain game of ball." 6 00:02:05,514 --> 00:02:08,931 "Let us go forth awhile 7 00:02:09,035 --> 00:02:12,935 "and get better air in our lungs. 8 00:02:13,039 --> 00:02:16,421 "Let us leave our close rooms. 9 00:02:16,525 --> 00:02:19,424 The game of ball is glorious." 10 00:02:19,528 --> 00:02:21,530 Walt Whitman.

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1 00:01:35,194 --> 00:01:37,886 "The fundamental reason for the popularity of the game 2 00:01:38,024 --> 00:01:42,891 "is the fact that it is a national safety valve. 3 00:01:43,029 --> 00:01:45,327 "A young, ambitious, and growing nation 4 00:01:45,411 --> 00:01:48,156 "needs to let off steam. 5 00:01:48,240 --> 00:01:50,642 "Baseball serves the same purpose 6 00:01:50,726 --> 00:01:53,645 "as a revolution in Central America 7 00:01:53,729 --> 00:01:57,165 "or a thunderstorm on a hot day 8 00:01:57,249 --> 00:01:59,685 "a tonic, an exercise, 9 00:01:59,769 --> 00:02:04,463 "baseball is second only to death as a leveler. 10

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1 00:01:31,149 --> 00:01:32,687 CHARLEY MCDOWELL: Baseball is thought of 2 00:01:32,771 --> 00:01:34,670 as this game of geometry. 3 00:01:34,773 --> 00:01:36,189 It's perfect. 4 00:01:36,292 --> 00:01:40,193 It's 90 feet, it's 60 feet, it's this, it's that. 5 00:01:40,296 --> 00:01:42,195 Everything's perfect right angles. 6 00:01:42,298 --> 00:01:44,611 Then it has the strictest rules 7 00:01:44,749 --> 00:01:46,613 and the strictest history... 8 00:01:46,751 --> 00:01:48,339 Everything interpreted. 9 00:01:48,477 --> 00:01:51,480 And kids play it all over the place 10 00:01:51,618 --> 00:01:53,482 with two bases, one base,

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1 00:00:08,511 --> 00:00:11,480 [THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER PLAYING] 2 00:01:09,194 --> 00:01:12,507 BOB COSTAS: Baseball is a human enterprise. 3 00:01:14,130 --> 00:01:18,893 Therefore, by definition, it's imperfect, it's flawed. 4 00:01:19,031 --> 00:01:22,157 It doesn't embody perfectly 5 00:01:22,241 --> 00:01:24,554 everything that's worthwhile about our country 6 00:01:24,692 --> 00:01:26,073 or about our culture, 7 00:01:26,211 --> 00:01:29,076 but it comes closer than most things 8 00:01:29,214 --> 00:01:30,801 in American life. 9 00:01:30,939 --> 00:01:33,858 And maybe this story, which is probably apocryphal,

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1 00:00:13,984 --> 00:00:16,573 Put it over! 2 00:00:16,711 --> 00:00:18,609 Put it over the bag! 3 00:00:18,747 --> 00:00:22,129 Put another pitcher out. He's no good! 4 00:00:23,682 --> 00:00:26,996 Come on! Get him out! 5 00:00:27,100 --> 00:00:29,446 MARIO CUOMO: The idea of community, 6 00:00:29,549 --> 00:00:31,586 the idea of coming together... 7 00:00:31,689 --> 00:00:34,194 We're still not good at that 8 00:00:34,278 --> 00:00:35,678 in this country. 9 00:00:35,762 --> 00:00:38,197 We talk about it a lot. 10 00:00:38,281 --> 00:00:41,200 In moments of crisis, we're magnificent at it...

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1 00:00:04,147 --> 00:00:06,494 [BOMBS EXPLODING] 2 00:00:06,632 --> 00:00:09,429 [JEEP APPROACHING] 3 00:00:12,811 --> 00:00:14,261 What's the password? 4 00:00:14,365 --> 00:00:15,538 Texas. 5 00:00:15,676 --> 00:00:18,714 Keep 'em covered. They may be German. 6 00:00:18,852 --> 00:00:21,199 Any line on these woods, Major? 7 00:00:21,338 --> 00:00:23,202 I didn't hear the countersign. 8 00:00:23,340 --> 00:00:24,690 Oh. Leaguer. Texas leaguer. 9 00:00:24,824 --> 00:00:26,949 Will this road take us 10 00:00:27,033 --> 00:00:28,518 to third bat headquarters?

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1 00:00:09,395 --> 00:00:12,259 ♪ You ain't nothin' but a hound dog ♪ 2 00:00:12,362 --> 00:00:15,124 ♪ Cryin' all the time ♪ 3 00:00:15,227 --> 00:00:17,213 ♪ Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit ♪ 4 00:00:17,297 --> 00:00:18,367 ♪ And you ain't... ♪ 5 00:00:18,471 --> 00:00:21,853 First game I went to... 6 00:00:21,956 --> 00:00:24,855 May 30, 1956, Yankee Stadium. 7 00:00:24,958 --> 00:00:27,788 We drove from Long Beach, Long Island, 8 00:00:27,891 --> 00:00:29,306 to the Bronx. 9 00:00:29,410 --> 00:00:34,310 Almost took two hours. That was the kind of car we had. 10 00:00:34,413 --> 00:00:37,278 As we came into the Bronx, Jerome Avenue,

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1 00:00:08,228 --> 00:00:10,852 [AULD LANG SYNE PLAYING] 2 00:00:24,520 --> 00:00:28,732 NARRATOR: On February 23, 1960, 3 00:00:28,870 --> 00:00:31,804 a brass band played Auld Lang Syne, 4 00:00:31,907 --> 00:00:35,221 and 200 die-hard fans watched 5 00:00:35,359 --> 00:00:37,741 as a 2-ton wrecking ball, 6 00:00:37,879 --> 00:00:39,812 painted to resemble a baseball, 7 00:00:39,915 --> 00:00:42,849 began to demolish Ebbets Field in Brooklyn... 8 00:00:45,265 --> 00:00:50,857 The home of the Dodgers from 1913 to 1957. 9 00:01:02,386 --> 00:01:05,285 Roy Campanella was given an urn 10 00:01:05,423 --> 00:01:08,392

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1 00:00:04,230 --> 00:00:06,197 [CHANTING IN SPANISH] 2 00:00:11,202 --> 00:00:12,617 Whoo! 3 00:00:12,721 --> 00:00:14,723 Who's in the house? 4 00:00:16,587 --> 00:00:18,727 [CHANTING IN SPANISH] 5 00:00:38,229 --> 00:00:42,578 RALPH GONZALEZ: That's the only sport, really, where Dominicans can play. 6 00:00:42,682 --> 00:00:44,097 You can't play football. 7 00:00:44,201 --> 00:00:45,685 It's too expensive. 8 00:00:47,721 --> 00:00:50,103 Baseball is an inexpensive game. 9 00:00:50,207 --> 00:00:51,987 You could play baseball 10 00:00:52,071 --> 00:00:55,177 with just tree branches,