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  • Short Summary

    A baseball game takes place between New York team and local team in Chicago, America. Soundtrack missing.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Baseball in Chicago.

    America (USA).

    L/S of stands packed with people, M/S as the two baseball captains shake hands, C/U of an elderly man watching. Various shots as they play the game on the triangle, the crowds cheer. Various shots as the game continues.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing. The paperwork reads 'packed stadium sees New York team play local team.' There is an item with the same title and footage in 38/82 on *PM0985*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:24:00 / 01:19:58:00

Comments (1)

  1. slinkyfarm says

    That footage is from Game 1 of the 1938 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees, which was played at Wrigley Field in Chicago on October 5th, 1938.

    The managers are Gabby Hartnett for Chicago and Joe McCarthy for New York.
    The elderly man shown is Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis.
    Chicago\'s pitcher (#11) is Bill Lee.
    #4 for New York is Lou Gehrig.
    #8 for New York is Bill Dickey.
    #3 for New York is George Selkirk.
    #6 for Chicago is Stan Hack.
    #3 for Chicago is Ripper Collins.
    New York\'s pitcher (#15) is Red Ruffing.
    #17 for New York is Tommy Henrich.

    Also, it\'s a \"diamond\", not a \"triangle\".

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