Major League Legends

They were mythical gods of the stadium who symbolized the American Dream. No one in baseball could match the power, the popularity, the consistency, or the durability of Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, and Lou Gehrig. But their accomplishments on the field only tell part of their remarkable stories. Narrated by Martin Sheen, Major League Legends goes beyond the highlight reels. Join us as we examine these men's lives before, during, and after they came up to the plate and swung their way into American history.

Show Info

Airs on: United States Smithsonian Channel (2016 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Sports
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Previous Episode

Ted Williams

Episode 1x04; Mar 21, 2016

It's the hardest challenge any sport has to offer: using a thin bat to hit a small, hard ball approaching at tremendously high speeds. Ted Williams met that challenge better than any other professional baseball player. He's a member of the 500 Home R

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Ted WilliamsMar 21, 2016
1x03: Lou GehrigMar 14, 2016
1x02: Babe RuthMar 7, 2016
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