• Short Summary

    President Dwight Eisenhower opens baseball season. Washington DC, America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Ike opens baseball season'.

    President Dwight Eisenhower throws out first ball of baseball season for game between Baltimore Orioles and Washington Senators. Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of crowds entering Griffith Stadium for baseball game. Various shots packed stadium. MS President Eisenhower arriving in stand with Richard Nixon and Sherman Adams. MS cameramen. MS Eisenhower shaking hands with Managers Chuck Dressen and Paul Richards.

    MS Eisenhower throwing ball onto field. Various shots of game in progress, umpire cries "Play ball". MS Washington pitcher Bob Chakales throwing to Gardner. Various shots of the game. Chakales throws to Nieman. Various shots of the game.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2862.06
    Media URN:
    83095
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:27:00 / 01:05:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 2951 K

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