Baseball Part 2: Something Like A War
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Baseball is a 1994 American television documentary miniseries created by Ken Burns about the game of baseball. First broadcast on PBS, this was Burns’ ninth documentary and won the 1995 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series.
Part 2: In 1894, a sportswriter named Byron Bancroft “Ban” Johnson takes over a struggling minor league – the Western League – and turns it into a financial success. Inning Two, Something Like a War, takes viewers through 1910 and introduces some of the game’s most celebrated and colorful characters, including Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson.