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Directors Your Favorite Baseball Movie?

Discussion in 'Movies' started by David Von Pein, Apr 26, 2002.

  1. David Von Pein

    David Von Pein Well-Known Member

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    Yours? ........ [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Bill J

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    Field of Dreams
     
  3. Bruce Hedtke

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    Bull Durham

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    The Sandlot.
     
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    Field of Dreams [​IMG]
     
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    Eight Men Out
    (The Natural is a distant second.)
     
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    It Happens Every Spring
     
  8. David Von Pein

    David Von Pein Well-Known Member

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    Never heard of "The Sandlot". Who starred in that one? Year?
    Details requested.
    Thanx. [​IMG]
     
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    Another one I'm fond of is really a pretty awful film (acting and plot-wise) .... but a fun family outing nonetheless: 1962's "Safe At Home", with Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris playing themselves. Plus, toss in William Frawley as the clubhouse man.
    The M&M boys could sure wallop the devil out of a baseball .... but their acting skills resemble that of a poorly-trained piece of granite!
    I would wager to say that the ONLY ballplayer with fewer acting skills on screen would be Willie Mays.
    Ever see the "Say-Hey" kid in a commercial/TV show/movie??
    Holy Cow!! You'd think that just playing "yourself" wouldn't be so difficult! This makes me appreciate those people who make a living out of entertaining us with their acting craft!
    If Willie Mays can seem like a hunk of cardboard playing Willie Mays .... then imagine how hard a job Tom Hanks, Robert DeNiro, and Sally Field (et al) have got. [​IMG]
     
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    Aw, Andy, come on now! That's cheating!
    I'd much rather hear the thoughts of YOU, the loyal HTF members, whose opinions are more valuable than all the oil in North Dakota! [​IMG]
     
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    A League Of Their Own
     
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    Major League
     
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    The Natural ...but mainly because of the music.
     
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    BASEBALL, by Ken Burns. [​IMG]
     
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    Eight Men Out followed closely by Pride of the Yankees.
     
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    Field of Dreams

    Sandlot

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    Pride of the Yankees

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    The Bad News Bears
     
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    1. Field of Dreams
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