Contemporary suburban homes in the United States. Probably California or Florida. A lemon tree in front of a house. A woman comes out of the house. A man outside his house. A women walks with an umbrella. Various typical workers homes and garden in front of the houses. A car driven out of a garage from underneath a modern suburban home. A man gets into his car in front of the garage of his house. Girls ride bicycles along suburban streets.
People arrive at a roadside motel in Florida, United States. Variety of 1950's cars including Ford, Chevrolet, and others moving along a road. The automobiles pulling in to various motel driveways. A sign reads 'Motel Vacancy Air Conditioned Pool'. Parking lot of the motel with cars in it. Cars move along a highway in Florida.
Newsreel clip previewing Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees at spring training prior to 1951 baseball season. The defending National League champion Phillies trained that year in Clearwater Florida. Players pose under sign that reads "Home of the Fightin' Phlilies." Shot of team owner Robert Carpenter and manager Eddie Sawyer. Shots of pitchers Robin Roberts, Jim Konstanty and Bubba Church warming up. Hitters seen in batting cage include Willie Jones, Eddie Waitkus and Andy Seminick. Clip shifts to Yankees' spring training in Phoenix, Arizona, where team holds up numbers and letters reading "1950 Champs" to mark their victory over the Phillies in the World Series. Manager Casey Stengel puts on cowboy hat and strikes a funny pose for the camera. Yankee players also don the hats, including 1950 American League MVP Phil Rizzuto and soon-to-be 1951 MVP Yogi Berra. Stengel talks with group of six Yankee rookies, including future Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle at far right. Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio points bat at camera, smiles by batting cage.
Aerial view of 1950's automobiles parked outside Burdine Stadium (later the Miami Orange Bowl) in Miami, Florida. Fans of both Duke University (Blue Devils) and University of Oklahoma (Sooners) football teams entering the stadium at entrance gates. View at gates as tickets are checked. A fan tries on a festive hat. View of the field with marching bands on it during their show, displaying a large American flag formation. View of fans in the stadium. Some Oklahoma Sooners fans wearing cowboy hats. 1958 college football Orange Bowl game gets underway. Scenes from the game, crowd cheering, band and cheerleaders performing at half time and from sidelines.
Boston Red Sox get ready to practice at baseball spring training, March 1950. Players on field with future Hall of Fame manager Joe McCarthy in center. Close up of McCarthy. Players warm up throwing arms. Close up shots of pitchers Mickey McDermott (#19) and Ellis Kinder (#16). Shot of backup outfielder Tom Wright (#28). Future Hall of Fame second baseman Bobby Doerr (#1) hits a single and runs to first. Baseball legend Ted Williams quickly steps into batters box, waits for a pitch, hits the ball and smiles. (Note: There is no indication where film is taken, but Red Sox at the time trained in Sarasota Florida.)
Newsreel clip shows the Philadelphia Phillies at baseball spring training, March 1950. This Phillies team, nicknamed the "Whiz Kids," would win baseball's National League pennant that year. Clip opens with players running onto field under sign reading "Home of the Fightin' Phillies." Close up shot of manager Eddie Sawyer. Players warm up throwing arms. Shots of pitchers including #34 Russ Myer, #28 Curt Simmons and #20 Hank Borowy. Shot of four Phillies catchers. Shots of #4 Eddie Waitkus working out at first base. Phillies batters take swings, including #12 Bill Nicholson. (Note: There is no indication where footage was filmed but Phillies trained that year in Clearwater Florida.)