"...(Bing Crosby) The silver-tongued crooner, whose recording of "White Christmas" has sold millions of copies worldwide, was part owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team from 1946 until his death in 1977..."
They were labeled '1960 World Series' and looked as though they hadn't been touched in years. An hour of searching revealed three more reels.
Bader screened the 16-millimeter film and realized it was the complete broadcast of Game 7, with the Yankees' Mel Allen and Pirates' Bob Prince calling the action. The conditions of the wine cellar -- cool and dry -- meant that the film had survived in pristine condition.
'I had to be the only person to have seen it in 50 years,' Bader said. 'It was pure luck...'" Read entire article