I've watched the first 9 innings numerous times and this series is by far my favorite sports documentary. If your a baseball fan and have never watched this it is an absolute must watch it will give you a whole new perspsective on the game especially if you are younger like me (25).
Just an FYI the 2010 box set comes with the 10th inning. I don't know why Amazon has them available as a "frequently bought together" combo order but I just wanted to give you guys the heads up just buy this box set and you'll get all 10 innings plus the bonus features which include 2.5 hours of deleted scenes and additional interviews. Check the PBS site for a picture of the box set and it clearly states it includes the 10th inning and the run time and disc count are identical to what's on here.
After realizing that my Amazon Prime Account allowed me access to this series, I finally watched the entire thing. As context to this review, I must confess to being a huge baseball fan, but also a semi-professional sound editor and production sound man. First of all Innings one through Nine should be re-cut so that the music does not obscure the commentary. If not for the two extra innings episodes, where they FINALLY did the sound right, I was considering giving the show a 3 star ratings. The second major problem I have with the series is the political correctness run a muck, over emphasis on PC's favorite issues. It's not that the issues don't matter. It's not that the histories of the negro leagues, the breaking of the color lines and the issues surrounding steroids are not important parts of the historical record. But it's just, simply overdone. Too much, too often, too much hand wringing, angst and OMG guilt oozing through episode after episode. While I was learning things, the...
I am not a New York Yankees fan, nor am I a Boston Redsox fan and that is the primary focus of this series. I had very high hopes when I first started watching it that it would cover all of baseball but it was really concentrated on baseball on the Northeast part of the country. I am a St. Louis Cardinals fan and we have had very high quality baseball in St. Louis since the early part of the 1900's. Ken Burns did touch on that but only as an after thought. If you are New York and a Yankees fan you will be in heaven with this. It should have been titled "The New York Yankees and the other teams that exist so they can play the Yankees or supply players to the Yankees when they demand more money than the rest of the teams care to pay. I watched the whole thing and enjoyed it because love baseball but it could have been so much better.
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