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When It Was a Game (1991)

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TV Movie | 57 min | Documentary, History, Sport

This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color. Included is color footage of past major league players and ballparks, many of the parks now ...See moreThis film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color. Included is color footage of past major league players and ballparks, many of the parks now defunct. Also included are literary readings, remembrances by former players, and baseball related music. Written by Mike Tuggle See less
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Hank Aaron
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Bud Abbott
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8.4 / 10 | 291 votes