BASEBALL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
Here's the most complete archive of baseball film footage from 1964 ever made available on video - a tremendous 1-hour, 23-minute B & W collection of highlights from Spring Training through the World Series! All is new footage, never before seen! Here's exactly what you'll see on this tape, in order:
Spring Training at Ft. Lauderdale - New Yankee manager Yogi Berra and Dodger skipper Walt Alston are interviewed. Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Bobby Richardson, rookie Wes Parker, Frank Howard and Maury Wills.
Opening Day April 17 - First game at brand new Shea Stadium! Willie Stargell's HR off Jack Fisher is first hit in the new park and helps Bob Friend and Pirates to 4-3 victory in historic stadium lidlifter!
April 18 at Dodger Stadium - Jim Maloney and John Tistouris combine in 1-hit shutout over Sandy Koufax, as Reds beat Dodgers 3-0. Deron Johnson's big 3-run homer provides victory margin for Rhinelanders.
April 25 at Yankee Stadium - Young Jim Bouton hurls Yanks to their first home win of '64, with neat 4-1 decision over Milt Pappas and Orioles. Tom Tresh's 2nd-inning HR with Mantle on base provides winning runs for Bombers. Ex-Yankee first baseman Norm Siebern's solo homer in the 7th is the only Baltimore tally.
May 1 at Dodger Stadium - Giants bow to running Dodgers 7-1, Drysdale vs Jack Sanford. Willie Mays plays 1B and hits his 7th HR! Tommy and Willie Davis, Frank Howard, Al Dark and Duke Snider in his new Giants uniform!
May 9 at old Connie Mack Stadium - Surprising Phils with help from sensational rookie Richie Allen and Wes Covington come from behind and beat Reds 5-4, Jim Bunning vs Bob Purkey.
May 16 at D.C. Stadium, Washington - Senators host White Sox, Bennie Daniels vs Ray Herbert. Don Lock hits solo HR in 4th, but Daniels hits game-winning 2-run HR in the 6th! Lopez, Hansen, Nicholson, F. Robinson, Hinton.
May 22 at Dodger Stadium, L.A. - First place Phillies and Chris Short shut out Dodgers and Don Drysdale 2-0, as Johnny Callison raps out 4 hits. Richie Allen, Callison, Wes Covington, Bobby Wine and Roy Sievers.
May 31 at Chavez Ravine, L.A. - Steve Barber, Stu Miller and O's win tight 2-1 game over Bo Belinsky and Angels.
June 5 at Shea Stadium, N.Y. - Mets' Charlie Smith smacks his 4th HR of the year off Dodger starter Joe Moeller, but Ron Swoboda's 3-run shot is the big blow in 8-0 Met win over World Champs. Cisco's 3rd win is neat 4-hitter!
June 12 at Candlestick Park - Giants host Milwaukee Braves, Bob Bolin vs Denny LeMaster plus Mays and Hank Aaron. Ed Mathews and Harvey Kuenn hit 2-run homers! Jack Smith in relief for Milwaukee as Braves win, 4-3.
Late June rundown on the League-Leading Phils - Roy Sievers, Tony Taylor, Bobby Wine, Jim Bunning, Wes Covington, Johnny Callison, Clay Dalrymple and others all shown.
1964 All-Star Game at Shea Stadium - Shown before game in closeups are managers Lopez and Alston, Mickey Mantle, Brooks Robinson, Rocky Colavito, Jim Bunning and Sandy Koufax with Willie Mays. Johnny Wyatt of the Kansas City A's gives up home runs to Billy Williams and Ken Boyer, however American League still leads 4-3 in the last of the ninth. But after Mays scores to tie the game, MVP candidate Johnny Callison smashes a dramatic 3-run homer off Dick Radatz, and the N.L. comes back to win, 7-4!
July 25 at Connie Mack Stadium - Never-say-die Phillies host Cardinals in amazing game, Dennis Bennett vs Curt Simmons. Red-hot Ken Boyer smashes his 14th and 15th homers of the year (one a grand slam) as Redbirds build fat 10-2 lead for Curt Simmons in ho-hum game so far for Phils faithful. But Simmons comes unglued, and Phils score 7-run comeback in the last of the ninth to fall just one run short in 10-9 thriller! Callison, Richie Allen, Cookie Rojas, manager Gene Mauch, Alex Johnson, Boyer and Simmons all shown in closeups before wild game!
August 28 at Memorial Stadium, Baltimore - Birds host White Sox, Wally Bunker vs Gary Peters. Earl Robinson's 5th-inning solo homer is only Oriole run, as young Bunker pitches outstanding game and carries 1-0 lead into the ninth. But first baseman Norm Siebern's error and Floyd Robinson's clutch 2-run bases loaded single ruins Bunker and pulls out 2-1 win for Chisox! Manager Hank Bauer, Peters, Pete Ward, Skowron and Floyd Robinson all shown.
September 6 at Connie Mack Stadium - Juan Marichal and Giants win 4-3 game of home runs vs Phils and Chris Short. Harvey Kuenn and Orlando Cepeda homer for Giants, while Tony Gonzalez and John Callison (his 25th in the 6th) connect for Phils. Shown before game are Willie Mays, Richie Allen and newly acquired Frank Thomas.
1964 World Series: Games 5 and 6 - Tim McCarver's 10th-inning home run following Bob Gibson's great fielding play wins game 5 for Cardinals. In game 6 at St. Louis, Mantle, Maris and Joe Pepitone all hit home runs over the pavilion roof to force 7th game. More home runs in the 7th game, as Cards and Gibson win World Championship.
1964 World Series Recap - Highlights of most games, plus the two league MVP's, Brooks Robinson and Ken Boyer.
1964 Baseball Highlights Of The Year - Stengel and new park draw Met crowds. Yanks and Cardinals clinch pennants in last two days of the season. Cardinal clubhouse celebration. Series highlights of games 1-3-4-5-7. Yogi fired, Johnny Keane resigns, then is named Yank pilot. Yogi hired by Mets.
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