Casey at the Bat

(1899)

also known as: The Fate of a "Rotten" Umpire

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Things were different in the early days of baseball. Or were they? In this fragment from 1899, the titular Casey gets a bad call from the umpire and the batter decides that fisticuffs are necessary (or, put differently, the batsman decides to batter the umpire).

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Created over 3 years ago.

Best 1899 baseball film ever. Kill the umpire!

Created over 2 years ago.

A masterpiece of brevity...

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TOP REVIEWER
Created about 2 years ago.

Classic early baseball footage

Created 3 days ago.

I love most things baseball.

Created over 1 year ago.

They have the hand-eye coordination of geese.

Created about 2 years ago.

nice

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