• Short Summary

    President Truman pitches the first ball, and the match begins.

  • Description

    Griffiths Stadium, Washington.

    Commentary states Washington wins the season's opener.

    S.C.U. President Truman at Griffiths Stadium with baseball commissioner Chandler S.C.U. Vice President Barkley and Senator Vandenberg. M.S. Manager and Hardey Mack. M.S. Baseball team running out. L.S. Press. Pan away to baseball Captain and Truman. M.S. Truman and the baseball Captain. L.S. Truman pitching the First ball. S.C.U. Umpire shouting "Play Ball". M.S. Ray Scarborough pitching the seasons first ball. M.S. Eddie Joost striking the first ball.

    (Comb. B/W.)

    Cataloguers Note: Spelling Variations - Vandenburg or Vandenberg

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2477.02
    Media URN:
    67385
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:11:00 / 01:02:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 2106 D

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