Detroit City of Champions Episode 9: “Play Ball! Part 2: George Moriarty

Continuing the exploration of the forgotten, made in Detroit, first MLB motion picture with sound: “Play Ball!”- Jamie and Charles dive into the story of its director, George Moriarty.

A Detroit Tiger legend of the highest order and a character par excellence, George Moriarty was also a Tiger manager, an umpire and a poet. All of which would serve him well in his efforts to create one of the greatest baseball films ever made.