9 episodes

Heading For Home: A Ten Cent Beer Night Odyssey," dramatizes the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of June 4, 1974 at Cleveland Stadium during the baseball game between the Cleveland Indians and the Texas Rangers. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians. Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham. Eric Olsen is executive producer and host. Richard Ingraham is sound designer and original music composer. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis.

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Heading For Home: A Ten Cent Beer Night Odyssey," dramatizes the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of June 4, 1974 at Cleveland Stadium during the baseball game between the Cleveland Indians and the Texas Rangers. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians. Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham. Eric Olsen is executive producer and host. Richard Ingraham is sound designer and original music composer. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis.

    Fans Stumble into the Stadium

    Fans Stumble into the Stadium

    Our Ten Cent Beer Night Riot docudrama begins: A brawl in Texas, frustration in Cleveland, pregame party on the train, fans stumble into the stadium, trouble in the stands.

    Every year the media “celebrate” the anniversary of the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of 1974 at Cleveland Stadium. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians.
    This is that story.
    Heading For Home is written and executive produced by Eric and Dawn Olsen. Sound design and original music by Richard Ingraham. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis.
    Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham.

    • 13 min
    Game On: Play Ball at Ten Cent Beer Night

    Game On: Play Ball at Ten Cent Beer Night

    Our Ten Cent Beer Night Riot docudrama continues: the game actually begins, pitchers swap wives, home runs and other explosions, bouncing balls and boobs.

    Every year the media “celebrate” the anniversary of the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of 1974 at Cleveland Stadium. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians.
    This is that story.

    Heading For Home is written and executive produced by Eric and Dawn Olsen. Sound design and original music by Richard Ingraham. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis. Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham.

    • 16 min
    The Tribe Awakens

    The Tribe Awakens

    Our Ten Cent Beer Night Riot docudrama continues: sliding naked into history, a tribal drumbeat demands blood sacrifice, the Tribe show some life, a rookie is welcomed with gifts and salutations, and the Rangers extend their lead.

    Every year the media “celebrate” the anniversary of the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of 1974 at Cleveland Stadium. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians.
    This is that story.

    Heading For Home is written and executive produced by Eric and Dawn Olsen. Sound design and original music by Richard Ingraham. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis.
    Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham.

    • 16 min
    Warrior Down: Chaos on the Field

    Warrior Down: Chaos on the Field

    Our Ten Cent Beer Night Riot docudrama continues: a warrior is felled, the field is festooned and fans run wild, Herb Score pleas for sanity, the Indians show pluck, and the Rangers are bombed out of their bullpen.

    Every year the media “celebrate” the anniversary of the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of 1974 at Cleveland Stadium. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians.
    This is that story.

    Heading For Home is written and executive produced by Eric and Dawn Olsen. Sound design and original music by Richard Ingraham. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis.
    Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham.

    • 16 min
    The Tribe Threatens

    The Tribe Threatens

    Our Ten Cent Beer Night Riot docudrama continues: George Hendrick to the rescue, the sane and the sober flee a beer tsunami, Billy Martin fights fire with fire, announcer outrage, and the Tribe threatens.

    Every year the media “celebrate” the anniversary of the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of 1974 at Cleveland Stadium. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians.
    This is that story.

    Heading For Home is written and executive produced by Eric and Dawn Olsen. Sound design and original music by Richard Ingraham. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis.
    Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham.

    • 16 min
    All Hell Breaks Loose

    All Hell Breaks Loose

    Our Ten Cent Beer Night Riot docudrama concludes: pinch hitters produce, fans fester and foam, a fateful confrontation in right field, and all hell breaks loose.

    Every year the media “celebrate” the anniversary of the Ten Cent Beer Night riot of 1974 at Cleveland Stadium. Fans, awash in cheap beer, streaked, chanted obscenities, pelted the players with everything from hotdogs to explosives, then charged the field and brawled viciously with the visiting Texas Rangers and their own home team Indians.
    This is that story.

    Heading For Home is written and executive produced by Eric and Dawn Olsen. Sound design and original music by Richard Ingraham. Original art by Kristen Kantounatakis.
    Performed by Eric Olsen, Buck McWilliams, Alex Olsen, Mars Fargo, Tom Fulton, Nathan Welsh, Marty O’Sullivan, Dawn Olsen, Donna Westfall, Bryan Westfall, and Richard Ingraham.

    • 18 min

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