Nine Innings from Ground Zero follows the horrific terrorist attack in New York on Sept. 11, and how the Yankees’ road to the World Series was transitioned from a sporting event into painful wound that was felt around the world. The documentary chronicles the how America’s beloved sport brought hope and inspiration to a city desperately in need. It features interviews with Yankees manager Joe Torre, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and Derek Jeter.
Nine Innings from Ground Zero (2004) Documentary, Sport | 60min | TV Movie 14 September 2004 8.3
Writer: Ouisie ShapiroStars: John Ashcroft, Bob Brenly, Scott BrosiusSummary: Short, well-made documentary showing how the NY Yankees vs. AZ Diamondbacks world series games, just a month after 9-11, provided welcome relief from the uncertainty New Yorkers, and the nation, felt about how to proceed with their lives. The Yankees, during the series, came to symbolize and re-strengthen everything that was, and is, New York... and America.