Footage from the 1924 World Series

Here’s a tremendous find that the Library of Congress recently recovered.  Found in the garage of an estate, eight cans of nitrate film were discovered to be in near-perfect condition.  The contents of the film?  Nearly forty minutes of Game 7 of the 1924 World Series, in which the Washington Senators defeated the New York Giants 4-3 in twelve innings.

If you would like the read the story from the Washington Post, click here.  As an added bonus, Keith Olbermann took the liberty of broadcasting the game’s highlights, complete with commentary:

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