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FRONTLINE; Trouble with Baseball, The

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Trouble with Baseball, The
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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This documentary examines the power struggle between the owners and players for economic control of major league baseball and how the battle has led the national pastime to the brink of disaster. The program examines the struggle through the eyes of veteran catcher Carlton Fisk and his team owner, Jerry Reinsdorf of the Chicago White Sox.

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