The Natural (1984)
- Roy Hobbs = Odysseus. He is trying to "find his way" [home]
- Max Mercy = Vulcan, God of Fire and Forging. He can "make or break you" and is always seen in red or brown clothing.
- Pop Fisher = Zeus, King of the Gods. His uniform is #1 and both the oak tree and lightning bolt a la the Wonderboy bat are his symbols.
- The Judge = Hades, God of the Underworld. He is always in the dark a.k.a. death, and the dead are "judged" in the underworld.
- Memo Paris = Kalypso, a sea nymph who had an affair with Odysseus and held/distracted him from returning home; Kalypso means "I will conceal" in Greek.
- Gus Sands = the Cyclops. Gus has the one strange eye.
- Iris Gaines = Penelope, wife of Odysseus. Roy's true love from whom he was separated for 20 years while she raised their son.
- The broken bat = the broken sword
- Pop Fisher = The Fisher King
- The team called "The Knights"