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Play Ball! The Rise of Baseball as America’s Pastime

Change the way you think about America’s favorite pastime with this 24-lecture course on the growth of early baseball, produced in collaboration with the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

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p********m
November 8, 2019
The content of this series easily rates 5 stars; the speaker is well prepared and has an interesting voice; so why just three stars? The camera angles are horrible, the worst of the dozens of Great Courses we have watched over the years. In most videos as the camera angle changes the speaker moves to face the active camera; in this series the speaker remains sitting and facing one direction but the camera still moves giving us a view of him speaking off into outer space. Perhaps he is sitting out of physical necessity, that is okay. But then stick with one camera and let him talk to us. Once again excellent historical content for baseball lovers everywhere, several interesting historical photos, nice touch filming it in the Hall of Fame, but the worst camera work of any Great Course we have seen.

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d********m
September 10, 2019

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j********t
August 25, 2019

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