The tumult of the long season culminates in the classic duel that is the World Series and, as millions of Americans focus their attention on baseball, Photographer John G. Zimmerman finds the mood and fire of the game in these almost psychedelic photographs, created with the aid of the solarization technique. The intent crowd, a slide into home, a power hitter swinging, a manager's meeting at the mound, a catcher moving for a pop-up—all are here, spectacularly colored on film.

SIX PHOTOSJOHN G. ZIMMERMAN