It’s spring training for baseball, a time when even Cubs fans can be hopeful despite knowing that, sooner or later, this year’s team will break our hearts as every Cubs team has done for over a century. Truth is, if the Cubs ever won the World Series, their mystique would be gone. Their legend is based on being losers.
As baseball season is upon us, and tonight is the Academy Awards, I want to look back not only at the game but at my favorite baseball movies. For my taste, there is something better about baseball films than there is in films for any other sport. There’s a duality to it; baseball is played by teams but it comes down to individuals – batter versus pitcher.
So here, in no particular order, are my favorite baseball films. I’m not saying they’re the best but they are »
- John Ostrander
Similar News ItemsStar Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
- Lego’s new DC Super Hero Girls and The Lego Batman Movie sets revealed (From Flickeringmyth. 19 February 2017, 4:00 AM, PST)
- The Week in Star Wars – First look at Rey, Finn, Poe and Stormtroopers in The Last Jedi, Han Solo casting, the fate of Jar Jar Binks and more (From Flickeringmyth. 19 February 2017, 2:00 AM, PST)
- The fate of Jar Jar Binks revealed in Star Wars: Aftermath – Empire’s End (From Flickeringmyth. 18 February 2017, 4:06 PM, PST)
- George Clooney Admits He "Chased" Amal For "Many Months" After They First Met (From Popsugar. 18 February 2017, 11:56 AM, PST)
- Everything We Know About George Clooney and Amal Clooney's Twins (From E! Online. 17 February 2017, 12:19 PM, PST)
- A Boy! A Girl! How George and Amal Clooney’s ‘Thrilled’ Families Reacted to Twins News (From PEOPLE.com. 17 February 2017, 10:05 AM, PST)
- Film Acquisition Rundown: HBO Picks Up ‘David Bowie: The Last Five Years,’ TWC Buys ‘Perfetti Sconosciuti’ and More (From Indiewire. 17 February 2017, 3:05 PM, PST)
- Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Don't Let Traffic Get in the Way of Date Night for a Fabulous Cause (From E! Online. 17 February 2017, 1:42 PM, PST)
- Ryan Gosling & Natalie Portman rock out in this trailer for Song to Song (From JoBlo. 17 February 2017, 11:55 AM, PST)