When it Was a Game: The Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
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For fans who like their baseball heroic, "When It Was A Game" brings their heroes to full-color life.
Appropriate music and reverent narration add to the historic but vibrant qualities of the works.Read more ›
However, in that "idyllic" youth, there were obviously some things that I missed as well. All three of the DVDs, but especially #III, provide some outstanding social commentary about the people and the times, The players were essentially serfs for the owners and the racial injustices and inequities were horrific. In many ways, I'm not sure that things today are much better, but they certainly are different.
This set is a wonderful remembrance of a time that, for many of us, was almost mythical in its enjoyment. In addition it provides a healthy dose of reality for those of us who, even today, might remain somewhat jaded by the past. I heartily recommend it to baseball fans of all generations!
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I first saw this when I was a child, seeing it now on Blu-ray is AWESOME!!!Published 1 month ago by Ron
Back in the late summer of 1991, just before I shipped out for a three-year overseas military assignment, I watched “When It Was a Game” on HBO. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mike Powers
Wonderful. The game the way i remembered it when i was a kid.
Amazing color footage! It's like traveling in a time machine to the 1930s, '40s and '50s!Published 6 months ago by Luz Shepherd
This is a must for any true baseball fan! Loved watching these with my father when they were originally aired on HBO. Still love watching them today!Published 10 months ago by Farris
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