In a closeup of Dennis Eckersley facing Kirk Gibson in the 1988 World Series, the footage is reversed in order to make it appear Eckersley is facing the right of the screen, juxtaposed with Gibson facing to the left. The letters in the nameplate on the back of Eckersley's uniform are backwards. See more
It was the Emancipation Proclamation of baseball. When the reserve clause was overturned, it disallowed the owners from signing perpetual one-year contracts to ballplayers, thereby keeping them in the organization for eternity. So, basically, it allowed us to go from plantation to plantation based on the highest bid of the plantation owner. And the owners got very upset about that because it inflated salaries, and then ticket prices went up, and television revenue went up, and ...
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Written by Jack Norworth
and Albert von Tilzer
Published by Broadway Music Corp.
Performed by King Curtis See more