Baseball (World Series Highlights) Movies on DVD
After an unprecedented 0-3 deficit comeback against the archrival New York Yankees in the ALCS, the Boston Red Sox--led by Pedro Martinez, Curt Schilling, Manny Ramirez, and David Ortiz--beat Albert Pujols, Scott Rolen, and the NL champion St. Louis Cardinals in four games to break "the Curse of the Bambino" and give the Fenway faithful their first World Series crown in 86 years. All the unforgettable moments and stars are here in this official video retrospective. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
It's a clean sweep! The Chicago White Sox savor their first World Series championship since 1917, and this program brings you all of the excitement. Relive the greatest moments of the four-game showdown between Konerko, Thome, Blum, and the rest of the pride of the South Side and the first-time NL champion Houston Astros for baseballs biggest prize. 75 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; bonus footage.
In a 1968 Fall Classic rematch, the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals met the AL Wild Card winners, the surprising Detroit Tigers. Powered by offense from Albert Pujols, Jim Edmonds and series MVP David Eckstein, the Redbirds held off a Tiger team led by Magglio Ordonez, Ivan Rodriguez and Justin Verlander for a five-game win. Catch all the key plays and action in this video tribute. 112 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; bonus game footage; more.
Three years after "reversing the curse," the Boston Red Sox returned to the Fall Classic and picked up where they left off, sweeping the Cinderella Colorado Rockies in four games. See how the bats of Ortiz, Ramirez and Lowell and the pitching of Beckett, Schilling and Papelbon overcame Holliday, Helton, Francis, and the streaking Rockies in this video retrospective packed with key series moments, interviews, and more. 60 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
The wait is phinally over! After a 28-year drought, the Philadelphia Phillies won the Fall Classic to sting the Tampa Bay Rays in five games for their second World Series title. Pitcher and series MVP Cole Hamels led the charge to clinch the final game that was interrupted by a postseason history-making two-day postponement due to rain. Join Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard, and the rest of the Fightin's for series highlights, interviews, and celebrations. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Led by Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, and series MVP Hideki Matsui, the New York Yankees won their record 27th World Series Championship by besting the Philadelphia Phillies in six games. A combination of clutch hitting and shut-down pitching (especially from veteran closer Mariano Rivera) brought the title back to The Big Apple, and now fans can join the whole team for this release full of highlights, interviews, and parade festivities. 60 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Utilizing great pitching and timely hitting, the Giants claimed the Fall Classic title for the first time since 1954 (and the first time ever in the city of San Francisco) by beating the Texas Rangers in five games. Join Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Cody Ross, series MVP Edgar Renteria, and the rest of the team for highlights of their historic postseason that includes interviews, celebrations, and much more. 120 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
They twice had to overcome two-run deficits while on the brink of defeat in the World Series, but the St. Louis Cardinals triumphed over adversity to beat the Texas Rangers in seven games and capture their 11th championship. Relive highlights of the entire season from spring training to the final champagne celebration with Albert Pujols, series MVP David Freese, and the rest of the red birds in this release that also includes game 5 of the NLDS in its entirety. 4 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; behind-the-scenes footage; interviews.
Having beaten their "Bay Area Curse" two years earlier, the San Francisco Giants overcame a 3-1 deficit in the NCLS against St. Louis to return to the World Series and sweep the AL champion Detroit Tigers. From series MVP Pablo Sandoval's three-HR performance in Game One to the final Game Four out, all the memorable moments and key players are featured in this official Fall Classic retrospective. Also included is the complete NCLS Game Seven. 4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English; bonus footage; featurettes; more. Two-disc set.
Since 1903, it's captured the attention of America and provided baseball fans with moments both heroic and tragic. Relive Ruth's "called shot," Mays' catch, Fisk's homer, and over a century of World Series history with this retrospective filled with vintage photos and game footage; interviews with players, managers, broadcasters, and sportswriters; and more. Bob Costas narrates. 4 hrs. on four discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; featurettes; interviews; more.
Since 1903, it's captured the attention of America and provided baseball fans with moments both heroic and tragic. Relive Ruth's "called shot," Mays' catch, Fisk's homer, and over a century of World Series history with this retrospective filled with vintage photos and game footage; interviews with players, managers, broadcasters, and sportswriters; and more. Bob Costas narrates. 4 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.