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Milwaukee Braves win game one of 1958 Baseball World Series over the Yankees

Newsreel clip on baseball's 1958 World Series, a rematch of the '57 Series -- the Milwaukee Braves against the New York Yankees. Views of County Stadium, the site for games one and two, and the capacity crowd of 46,000 inside. Yankee manager Casey Stengel and Braves manager Fred Haney shake hands before the game, as do game one starting pitchers Warren Spahn of the Braves and Whitey Ford of the Yanks. In top of the fourth inning, the Yankees' Bill Skowron hits a home run to left field. In the bottom of the fourth, hits by Del Crandall, Andy Pafko and Spahn put Braves on top 2-1. Hank Bauer (seen in closeup) hits two-run homer for Yankees. Braves tie the game and send into extra innings, where hits by Crandall and Billy Bruton win it 4-3 in the tenth. Braves celebrate on field. Announcer notes that the Braves also won game two and moved "toward another world's championship." But Yankees would come from behind to win the series in seven games.

Date: 1958, October 1
Duration: 2 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A polar bear introduces her eleventh cub to the public at the Washington Park Zoo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Patsy, a polar bear, and her eleventh cub are viewed by zoo visitors, and play in the outdoor exhibit at the Washington Park Zoo (later renamed the Milwaukee County Zoo) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Note: Sultana was a famous polar bear at the Washington Park Zoo who had 11 cubs after introduction to the zoo in 1912. Some viewers have suggested that this bear is Sultana with one of her cubs. However, the March 12 1934 Universal Newsreels original documentation released to theaters with this newsreel reads specifically: "Milwaukee, Wis. -- Patsy, queen of the Arctic bruins at the Washington Park Zoo, introduces her eleventh child to the public."

Date: 1934, March 12
Duration: 1 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Review of the 1958 baseball season, with New York Yankees winning the World Series

Review of the 1958 baseball season. Clip opens with Ebbets Field in Brooklyn and Polo Grounds in New York sitting empty after the Dodgers and Giants left for the West Coast. The teams are welcomed by parades and thousands of cheering fans in Los Angeles and San Francisco respectively. The season ends with the Milwaukee Braves and New York Yankees in the World Series for the second straight year. In game 7 at County Stadium in Milwaukee, Bill Skowron hits a home run to give the Yankees a 6-2 lead. Mickey Mantle catches the final out in center field as the Yankees clinch the game and series and celebrate as they run to the dugout.

Date: 1958, October 8
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Strike breaks out at the Allis Chalmers factory and the CIO workers protest during strikes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Strike at the Allis Chalmers factory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The United Auto Workers (UAW), a labor union-Congress of industrial Organizations(CIO) workers carry flags of America and of CIO as they move in huge crowd. Views of the Allis Chalmers plant and smoke comes out of the smoke stack. The crowd advances and a car being driven amidst the crowd. Horse driven carriage carry people. Governor of Wisconsin Julius Peter Heil walks from the crowd. He calls for help and closes the plant. Rear of a car having a spoiled glass from paint being thrown on it. Police force controls the crowd. Police sprays water on the protesting workers from fire hoses . Crowd runs all around the area. Tear gas is used to break up the crowd. A damaged police vehicle. Worker throw stones at the vehicles. (World War II period).

Date: 1941, April 3
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Milwaukee welcomes major league baseball to the city, 1953

Newsreel clip on the Braves, Milwaukee's first Major League Baseball team, arriving in town for the first time. Girls in theme sweaters hold theme bags to welcome the team. Club owner Lou Perini and Mayor Frank Zeidler wait for the team's arrival. Men lay out a red carpet for the team. Men, women, and children wait to receive and welcome the players. The team arrives at the Union Station. Team manager Charlie Grimm and the players get off the train. A large crowd gathered to witness the event. Players in convertibles ride through city streets crammed with tens of thousands of people. Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Braves Drive for the day) flanked by people on either side. Players, in civilian clothes, wave to the crowds. (Note: the Braves had just moved from Boston. They would stay in Milwaukee only 13 years before moving to Atlanta.)

Date: 1953, April 9
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Wendell Willkie salutes and people carry hot air balloons of various shapes during a parade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

A parade in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. U.S. soldiers march. The Republican Party nominee of the 1940 Presidential elections Wendell Lewis Willkie salutes. People on bicycles and cars in the parade. People dressed in different costumes. They carry hot air balloons shaped as different animals. A hot air balloon shaped in the form of a train. (World War II period).

Date: 1944, March 30
Duration: 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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