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Signs of the Time

Signs of the Time

During the early days of baseball, fans experienced the game without the benefit of an umpire's colorful hand signals. This documentary explores the origins of baseball's hand signals and the pioneers responsible for this pivotal innovation. [56 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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Program Description: During the early days of baseball, fans experienced the game without the benefit of an umpire's colorful hand signals. This documentary explores the origins of baseball's hand signals and the pioneers responsible for this pivotal innovation.

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