Baseball and Beisbol Students Write for Ken Burns’ Tenth Inning Site
“I’ve heard people describe their experience at a baseball game as magical and I finally understand why,” writes Jackie Kromko on the eve of the PBS premier of Ken Burns’ new series The Tenth Inning on PBS.
Students in the University Seminar on Baseball & Béisbol: Race & Ethnicity (US 212.1) have posted their own stories to the Tenth Inning website, adding their own recollections of America’s favorite pastime.
Why would a dad who snagged a foul ball not give it to his son? How does a Philly girl become a Cardinals fan? Who goes to their first baseball game at 20? What’s it like to see Ryan Howard drop one at your feet on the way to a Phillies win? Read stories from Arcadia University students.
- An Exciting and Depressing Phillies Game—Steve DiPompeo New Jersey
- A test of the senses—Angelia NEPA
- My first Game—Gabe Kresge Glenside
- Ryan Howard in the Clutch—Adam Planamento
- It was in the Cards—Rachel
- September 7th—Brittany
- Phils take the division lead—Steve
- Camden Yards—Matt Restaino
- Love and Baseball—Jackie Kromko
- Phillies experience—Lindsey
- Becoming a Phillies fan—Jerry Smith
- A Whole Different Experience—Amy Johnson
- 95 Braves—Kyle Jackson
- A Rewarding Experience—Erin Wojcieszyn
- The Day Cal Ripken Sat Out—Mark Bowman Columbia, Maryland
The Tenth Inning is a two-part, four-hour documentary film directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. 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.