Hitting home runs onscreen long before "The Natural" and "Field of Dreams," America's favorite pastime is seen in all its glory in these rare and entertaining baseball-themed silent films from cinema's earliest decades. The two-disc collection features 11 shorts, including "Casey at the Bat or the Fate of a Rotten Umpire" (1899); "Hearts and Diamonds" (1914), starring corpulent silent screen comic John Bunny; the Felix the Cat cartoon "Felix Saves the Day" (1922), and more; plus the features "The Busher" (1919), starring Charles Ray, and "Headin' Home" (1920), Babe Ruth's film debut. 4 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.