Tenth Inning

Bottom Of The Tenth

Season 1, Episode 2 of 2

In the first decade of the 21st century, baseball is booming. In an age of home runs and power, Pedro Martinez and a handful of other superb pitchers still manage to dominate. The astonishingly talented right fielder Ichiro Suzuki becomes MLB's first Japanese position player and a hero back home. As America reels from the horror of the 9/11 attacks, baseball provides solace, and in an incredible World Series, gives the country something to cheer about. As the rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox reaches the boiling point, long-suffering Boston fans rejoice in their first World Series victory in 86 years, while Giants and Cubs fans endure devastating losses. Barry Bonds demolishes Mark McGwire's home-run record and sets his sights on Henry Aaron's revered all time mark. The game is more popular than ever, but revelations about steroids cast a shadow on many of the era's greatest stars and their historic accomplishments.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
9/29/2010
8 p.m.
9/30/2010
1 a.m.
3/26/2012
10 p.m.
3/27/2012
1 a.m.
4/8/2012
1 p.m.
7/5/2021
12:59 p.m.
3/20/2022
1 p.m.
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