Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs in game one of the 1929 Baseball World Series
Chicago Illinois USA Date:1929, October 8 Duration:2 min 13 sec Sound:NO SOUND
1929 baseball newsreel, entitled, "Athletics and Cubs Clash in World's Series." Long-distance aerial shot of Wrigley Field, Chicago. A's starter Howard Ehmke warms up (with submarine motion) before the game. Title card notes he struck out 13 Cubs. A's manager Connie Mack and Cubs manager Joe McCarthy (both Hall of Famers) shake hands before game. Title card says 51,000 spectators in attendance. A's first baseman and Hall of Fame slugger Jimmie Foxx seen rounding third, touching home after hitting home run to give A's 1-0 lead. A's outfielder Bing Miller singles to score Mickey Cochrane. Fans exit ballpark across the field after A's win. Shots of packed Wrigley Field stands. Camera pans across part of ballpark during game; note absence of famous ivy on Wrigley Field outfield walls..
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