Harvey's Wallbangers: The 1982 Milwaukee Brewers
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What interested me to this set was the complete game broadcast of Game Five of that year's ALCS. I'm a sucker for old (and newer) baseball games on DVD so when I read that game was on here, I had to get this set. The video quality is as good as you could expect. ABC's telecast of the game has Keith Jackson, Jim Palmer, and Earl Weaver handling the announcing. Jackson of course, is great. Palmer, foreshadowing his future career, does a nice job on commentary. As for Weaver well, his commentary and grammar are nothing to write home about (including referring to one player having "stoled" bases). ABC loses their announcing briefly during the broadcast and as a nice bonus, the Brewers' radio call featuring Bob Uecker is seamlessly mixed in. Once ABC regained their announcing, at least to an extent, the DVD returns to the ABC announcers.
All in all, this is a recommended purchase for Brewers fans and a mildly recommended purchase for all other baseball fans.
I missed the post season of 1981 and the World Series of 1982 and it wasn't until the following year that I bought a VCR (Beta).Read more ›
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An excellent video. I particularly enjoyed Disc #2,the entire AL Championship Game between the Brewers and the California Angels, with Johnstown's Pete Vuckovich on the mound for... Read morePublished on March 28, 2010 by John A. Kuzmiak
I loved the DVD. Unfortunately it's not exactly history book depth quality but there is always going to be something left out. Read morePublished on July 7, 2007 by Gordon A. Lee