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The third installment of the HBO series When It Was a Game focuses on the 1960s, an era of great change for the game of professional baseball. This volume features some of the first color baseball footage available, including the 1938 World Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago. In addition to showcasing superb talents of the day like Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, and Joe DiMaggio, this program also documents the progression of baseball from its days as a simple form of recreation to its state as a multi-billion-dollar entertainment industry. The vintage film footage and commentary from baseball aficionados Bob Costas and Billy Crystal give the viewer a good idea of what baseball was like when it was a game .