Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 74°F
A new chapter in Burns’s landmark 1994 series, BASEBALL, THE TENTH INNING tells the tumultuous story of the national pastime from the 1990s to the present day. Introducing an unforgettable array of players, teams and fans, the film showcases the era's extraordinary accomplishments and heroics – as well as its devastating losses and disappointments.
THE TENTH INNING is a two-part, four-hour documentary film directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
Remember the hot summer days at the ballpark? The fly ball you caught in the stands? The grand slam that won the game? Getting a player's autograph? We want you to share your stories and memories of baseball.
Available now Baseball: The Tenth Inning, A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick DVD, Baseball: An Illustrated History Book, Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns 2010 Boxed Set DVDs, or the complete set that includes Baseball DVD Boxed Set, Hardcover Book, plus free CD. For more information and to make your purchase, click here.
We held two events on
Thursday, August 19:
LUNCH WITH KEN BURNS
More than 400 guests joined us for a Tenth Inning luncheon screening at the Union League Club, one of Chicago’s most venerable institutions. Ken addressed the group and concluded with Q & A and book signing session.
AN EVENING WITH KEN BURNS
After Ken conducted several media interviews during the afternoon, about 900 WTTW members, viewers and members of the general public gathered at the Bank of America Theatre for a screening of Chicago-specific Tenth Inning clips and Q & A with Ken.