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'You should get into acting,' Brad [Pitt] told me. 'You've got a knack for it.' So, yeah, I'd absolutely do it again. I've been trying to share this experience with the kids I coach. I tell them, 'If you prepare and put yourself in the right situation, you can be successful'.
Derrin was briefly a Major League relief pitcher in 1999 for the Atlanta Braves. He seriously studied and tried to mimic the pitching mechanics of his real-life character in Moneyball (2011), Mike Magnante, who wore knee braces when he pitched for the Oakland A's. Originally, Ebert got an audition for the movie through a friend he coaches Little League with who knew someone at the casting agency....