Three vintage films totaling 42 minutes on one DVD. Two Generations of Legends is baseball’s oldest color film with original narration and features a 1939 exhibition game between Connie Mack’s pennant-winning teams of 1910-1914 and the powerhouse Athletics teams of 1929-1931. Players in action include Max Bishop, Jack Coombs, Jimmy Dykes, Stuffy McInnis, Mickey Cochrane, Lefty Grove, Frank “Home Run” Baker and Eddie Collins.
Mackmen of Tomorrow, produced in 1949, promotes the A’s new minor league spring training camp in Moultrie, Georgia. Narrated by Byrum Saam, this color film shows the A’s staff of instructors and minor league managers as they evaluate and coach promising youngsters who may become major leaguers in Philadelphia someday.
The 1948 Philadelphia Athletics Preview is a B&W film which provides a look at spring training in West Palm Beach, Florida. DVD