Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This program is part of a series that profiles the lives and careers of some of the world's greatest sports figures. This episode takes a close-up look at baseball rivalries. Rooting for the home team and booing the opposition are all part of the fun of the great American pastime. One of baseball's longest-running rivalries was that between the Yankees and the Dodgers, who vied with each other for the title in 11 World Series. Archival film clips, photographs, and the personal recollections of players, coaches, and fans tell the story of this great rivalry.