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The 25 Greatest Sports Documentaries of All Time

19. 9 Innings to Ground Zero

Year: 2004
Director(s): Ouisie Shapiro
Synopsis: Documents the 2001 World Series between the Yankees and the Diamondbacks, a month after 9-11.
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This short, well-made documentary captured how the Yankees provided relief from the uncertainty that people felt about how to proceed with their lives. It's extremely hard not to get goose bumps while watching this heart-felt documentary that hits home for many Americans and especially New Yorkers. The Yankees came to symbolize and re-strengthen everything that was, and is, New York and America.

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