A 3 DVD set organized into 9 "innings" and bonus material. Each inning is focused on one legendary player: Ruth, DiMaggio, Robinson, Mays, Gehrig, Reese and Mantle, with a closer look at the '61 Home Run race and some extra footage also provided. Narration on regular chapters sounds like an old elementary school film. Narration on bonus footage sounds like an old newsreel. Provides a very high level overview of the times and a very light look at the players -- it goes a mile wide and a foot deep -- but provides good old footage and pictures. It is mostly NY-centric, featuring Yankee, Dodger and Giants footage with little else.
Mixed bag in terms of highlights -- for example, while video footage of Babe Ruth's farewell at Yankee Stadium is shown, the audio is not included -- they just go on narrating while you see Babe speaking, which is disappointing. Also, one of the bonus chapters features highlights of the '56 World Series. However, the focus is more on rare color footage rather than true highlights, so while Larsen is mentioned and the final pitch is shown, Berra's memorable leap into Larsen's arms following the final pitch is noticeably missing, which is also disappointing. It seems to be this way with most of the memorable moments -- they are lightly touched on, but the documentary falls short of showing the key highlight.
Overall a fair collection and a reasonable introduction to some of the legends of the game. The treatment is light and it lacks the excitement and color of the game, but those looking for a touch of nostalgia and some vintage footage may find it interesting.