• Short Summary

    Joe DiMaggio plays in baseball match where the New York Yankees beat St Louis Cardinals.

  • Description

    Titles read: "BRILLIANT BASEBALL" (Dublin issue).

    St Louis, Missouri.

    Various shots of a final baseball game between the New York Yankees and the St Louis Cardinals. M/S of the Cardinals on the bench - the youngest team in First League history. Manager Billy Southwell stands with his Yankee counterpoint Joe MacCarthy. Brothers Mort and Walter Cooper from the Cardinals pose together. Mort meets Red Ruffin of the Yankees and shakes hands.

    In the crowd we see two glamorous women - Mrs DiMaggio (actress Dorothy ? - first wife of Yankee player Joe DiMaggio) and Mrs Gomez. Judge Landis pitches the first ball. Various shots of the game. Joe DiMaggio is seen batting for the Yankees who win the match.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1342.22
    Media URN:
    44310
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:19:00 / 01:31:28:00
    Canister:
    42/89 (Dublin)

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