Various ‎– The Great American Baseball Box

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Shout! Factory ‎– 31440
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4 × CD, Compilation
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Disc One: The Music
1 The Harry Simeone Songsters* It`s A Beautiful Day For A Ball Game
2 John Fogerty Centerfield
3 Mickey Mantle & Teresa Brewer I Love Mickey
4 Danny Kaye (2) D-O-D-G-E-R-S Song (Oh, Really? No, O'Malley)
5 Count Basie & His Orchestra* Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?
Featuring – Taps Miller
6 Terry Cashman Talkin' Baseball (Willie, Mickey & "The Duke")
7 Bob Dylan Catfish
8 The Andrews Sisters Take Me Out To The Ballgame
Featuring – Dan Dailey
9 Les Brown & His Orchestra* Joltin' Joe DiMaggio
Featuring – Betty Bonney
10 Mabel Scott Baseball Boogie
11 Nat King Cole With Orchestra Conducted By Ralph Carmichael* The First Baseball Game
12 Peter, Paul & Mary Right Field
13 The Treniers Say Hey (The Willie Mays Song)
14 Dave Frishberg Van Lingle Mungo
15 Steve Goodman A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request
16 Sister Wynona Carr The Ball Game
Disc Two: The Games
1 No Artist New York Yankees Score Seven Runs In One Inning During Final Game Of The 1936 World Series
2 No Artist New York Yankees Sweep Chicago Cubs To Win 1938 World Series, Their Third Consecutive Series Win
3 No Artist New York Yankees Become The First Team To Win Four Consecutive World Series Titles
4 No Artist "The Shot Heard Round The World" - New York Giants' Bobby Thomson Homers Against Brooklyn Dodgers To Win National League Pennant
5 No Artist "The Catch" - New York Giants' Willie Mays Robs The Cleveland Indians' Vic Wertz With An Over-The-Shoulder Catch In Game 1 Of The 1954 World Series
6 No Artist New York Yankees' Don Larsen Pitches Only Perfect Game In World Series History
7 No Artist Ted Williams Homers In His Final At Bat In The Major Leagues
8 No Artist Pittsburgh Pirates' Bill Mazeroski's Game 7 Home Run Wins 1960 World Series
9 No Artist New York Yankees' Roger Maris Breaks Babe Ruth's Single Season Home Run Record
10 No Artist New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle Sets World Series Home Run Record With 16th Round-Tripper
11 No Artist New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle Hits His 500th Career Home Run
12 No Artist The Amazin' New York Mets Win The 1969 World Series
13 No Artist Atlanta Braves' "Hammerin' Hank" Aaron Breaks Babe Ruth's Career Home Run Record
14 No Artist Boston Red Sox's Carlton Fisk Homers To Win Game 6 Of The 1975 World Series
15 No Artist New York Yankees' Reggie Jackson Homers Three Times In Final Game Of 1977 World Series
16 No Artist New York Yankees' Bucky Dent Homers To Beat Red Sox And Win The 1978 American League Eastern Division Title
17 No Artist Cincinnati Reds' Tom Seaver Becomes Fifth Pitcher To Amass 3,000 Strikeouts
18 No Artist Kansas City Royals' George Brett Has Home Run Disqualified For Pine Tar Too Far Up The Bat Handle
19 No Artist Cincinnati Reds' Pete Rose Breaks Ty Cobb's All-Time Hits Record
20 No Artist Bill Buckner's Legendary Error Continues The Boston Red Sox Curse
21 No Artist Los Angeles Dodgers' Kirk Gibson Homers To Win Game 1 Of The 1988 World Series
22 No Artist Texas Rangers' Nolan Ryan Hurls His Seventh No-Hitter
23 No Artist Toronto Blue Jays' Joe Carter Wins Game 6 Of The 1993 World Series With A Home Run
24 No Artist Baltimore Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. Breaks Lou Gehrig's Consecutive Games Played Record
25 No Artist St. Louis Cardinals' Mark McGwire Breaks Roger Maris' Single Season Home Run Record With 62
26 No Artist Chicago Cubs' Sammy Sosa Ties Mark McGwire's Single Season Home Run Record Of 62
27 No Artist San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds Breaks Mark McGwire's Single Season Home Run Record With 71
28 No Artist Arizona Diamondbacks' Luis Gonzalez's Game 7 Hit Beats The New York Yankees To Win The 2001 World Series
29 No Artist Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki Breaks George Sisler's Single Season Hits Record
30 No Artist Boston Red Sox Beat The St. Louis Cardinals To Win 2004 World Series And Break 86-Year-Old Curse
Disc Three: The Players
1 Connie Mack, Red Smith (2) And Andy Coakley Philadelphia Athletics' Manager Connie Mack, Red Smith And Andy Coakley Reminisce About The Early Days Of Baseball. (1898-1906)
2 Cy Young (2) Cy Young Remembers His Perfect Game. (1904)
3 Ty Cobb (2) Ty Cobb Talks About His Career. (1906-1918)
4 Frankie Frisch St. Louis Cardinals' Player-Manager Frankie Frisch Remembers His 1934 World Championship Team, Fondly Known As "The Gashouse Gang." (1934)
5 Babe Ruth (2) Babe Ruth Talks About His Goals In Baseball. (1934)
6 Kenesaw Mountain Landis Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis Declares Baseball Hall Of Fame Open. (1939)
7 Lou Gehrig (3) An Ailing Lou Gehrig Announces His Retirement And Bids Farewell At Yankee Stadium. (1939)
8 Fiorello LaGuardia* New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia On The War And Baseball. (1942)
9 Ted Williams (2) Boston Red Sox's Ted Williams Talks About His Love Of Baseball. (1946)
10 Babe Ruth (2) Babe Ruth Gives Farewell Address At Yankee Stadium. (1947)
11 Jackie Robinson (5) Brooklyn Dodgers' Jackie Robinson Reflects On Being Baseball's First African-American Player. (1948)
12 Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees' "Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio Announces His Retirement From Baseball. (1951)
13 Leo Durocher Leo Durocher Reminisces About Managing The 1954 World Champion New York Giants. (1955)
14 Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers' Hank Greenberg Reminisces About His Greatest Thrill In Baseball. (1956)
15 No Artist New York Giants And Brooklyn Dodgers Announce Their Move To The West Coast. (1957)
16 Casey Stengel New York Yankees' Manager Casey Stengel Testifies Before The Senate Subcomittee On Monopoly And Anti-Trust Hearings. (1958)
17 Whitey Ford New York Yankees' Whitey Ford Discusses Pitching Fundamentals. (1963)
18 Don Drysdale And Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers' Don Drysdale And Sandy Koufax Hold Out For New Contracts. (1966)
19 Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals Great Stan Musial On Unionizing Players And The Expansion Of The League. (1966)
20 Gaylord Perry San Francisco Giants' Gaylord Perry Talks About Pitching. (1966)
21 Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles' Brooks Robinson Discusses The 1966 World Series Against The Los Angeles Dodgers And The Off-Season. (1966)
22 Bill Veeck Chicago White Sox Owner Bill Veeck On The 1966 World Series. (1966)
23 Yogi Berra New York Yankees' Yogi Berra Is Inducted Into The Baseball Hall Of Fame. (1972)
24 Denny McClain (2) Detroit Tigers' Denny McClain Discusses Pitching. (1972)
25 Frank Robinson (5) Future Hall Of Famer Frank Robinson On His Trade From The Baltimore Orioles To The Los Angeles Dodgers. (1972)
26 Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds' Johnny Bench On The 1972 National League West Divisional Race. (1972)
27 Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox's Carl Yastrzemski Talks About The Upcoming Season. (1972)
28 Pete Rose (4) Cincinnati Reds' Pete Rose On The Upcoming National League Playoffs. (1972)
29 Reggie Jackson (3) Oakland Athletics' Reggie Jackson Reveals He Received Death Threats Prior To The 1973 World Series. (1973)
30 Reggie Jackson (3) New York Yankees' Reggie Jackson Answers His Critics. (circa 1973 - '74)
31 Tony Kubek And Hank Aaron NBC Announcer Tony Kubek Interviews Atlanta Braves' "Hammerin' Hank" Aaron About The Pressure Of Trying To Break Babe Ruth's Career Home Run Record. (1974)
32 Bucky Dent New York Yankees' Bucky Dent On His Above-Normal Home Run Production. (1977)
33 Reggie Jackson (3) California Angels' Reggie Jackson Returns To An Ovation At Yankee Stadium. (1982)
34 George Steinbrenner New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Speaks To Rumors He Will Sell The Team. (1982)
35 Pete Rose (4) Pete Rose Addresses The Dowd Report's Accusations That He Gambled While Manager Of The Cincinnati Reds. (1989)
36 Cal Ripken Jr. Former Baltimore Orioles' Cal Ripken, Jr., Reflects On His Consecutive Games-Played Streak. (1995)
37 Brian Williams (9) NBC Anchor Brian Williams' Account Of St. Louis Cardinals' Mark McGwire's Single Season Record-Breaking 62nd Home Run. (1998)
38 Mark McGwire Mark McGwire On The Groundskeeper Who Caught His 62nd Home Run Ball. (1998)
39 Sammy Sosa Chicago Cubs' Sammy Sosa Reflects On His Record-Breaking 66 Home Runs. (1998)
40 Sammy Sosa Sammy Sosa On His Pending Suspension For Using A Corked Bat. (2003)
41 Barry Bonds San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds Talks About Hitting His 700th Career Home Run. (2004)
42 Terry Francona Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona On The Possibility Of Winning The Final Game Of The World Series. (2004)
43 Connie Mack Philadelpia Athletics Manager Connie Mack Coins The Hopeful Phrase "There's Always Next Year!". (1928)
Disc Four: The Rest...
1 DeWolf Hopper* Casey At The Bat (1909)
2 DeWolf Hopper* The Man Who Fanned Casey (1909)
3 Babe Ruth (2) And Lou Gehrig (3) Babe & Lou, The Home Run Twins (1928)
4 Bill Stern Colgate Sports Newsreel With Bill Stern And The "Strange But True" Beginning Of The National League. (1941)
5 Babe Ruth (2) Babe Ruth Answers Questions From His Young Fans. (1941)
6 Ed Gardner "Two Top Gruskin" - Duffy's Tavern Radio Program (1947)
7 Joe DiMaggio Joe DiMaggio Answers Mailbag Questions From His Fans. (1948)
8 Ralph Kiner, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby And Dorothy Lamour Ralph Kiner Sponsors Wheaties And Trades Barbs With Bob Hope, Bing Crosby And Dorothy Lamour. (1950)
9 Richie Ashburn Richie Ashburn Gets His Energy From Eating Wheaties! (1950)
10 Bob Feller And Bill Stern Bob Feller Speaks To Announcer Bill Stern About Baseball And Disabled American Veterans. (1950)
11 Bud Abbott & Lou Costello* Who's On First?
12 No Artist The Seventh Inning Stretch Sponsored By Falstaff Beer. (1953)
13 Joe DiMaggio And Marilyn Monroe Joe DiMaggio Marries Actress Marilyn Monroe. (1954)
14 No Artist Mutual And Falstaff Beer Present The "Game Of The Day." (1955)
15 Dizzy Dean And Dinah Shore Dizzy Dean Promises Dinah Shore Some Christmas Snow. (1957)
16 Branch Rickey Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey Laments The Future Of Baseball And Its Expansion. (1957)
17 No Artist Hit A Home Run With Falstaff Beer! (1957)
18 Walter Alston Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Walter Alston Sponsors Packard Bell Televisions. (1959)
19 Roy Campanella Roy Campanella Promotes Packard Bell Televisions And Hi-Fi's (1959)
20 Don Drysdale Don Drysdale Endorses Proposition "S" For Better Schools. (1960)
21 Brooklyn Symphony Band Fond Remembrances Of Ebbets Field And The Brooklyn Dodgers Before The Stadium Is Torn Down. (1961)
22 Reggie Jackson (3) Reggie Jackson Promotes The Volkswagen Rabbit. (1976)
23 Tommy Lasorda Tommy Lasorda Is Bleeping Mad After New York Mets Dave Kingman Hits Three Home Runs Against The Los Angeles Dodgers. (1976)
24 No Artist Announcers Comment On The Start Of 24-Hour Sports Network ESPN And Its Effect On Baseball Teams' Revenue. (1978)
25 Garrett Morris "Beisbol Been Good To Me" (1970s)
26 Mel Allen Announcer Mel Allen And This Week In Baseball (1980s)
27 No Artist Detroit Tigers Promote An Upcoming Series With The Seattle Mariners. (1988)
28 No Artist Boston Red Sox Fans Speculate That "The Curse Of The Bambino" May Be Coming To An End. (2004)

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