Did You Know?
To get into shape to play baseball legend Honus Wagner, Matthew Modine
was invited by Cal Ripken Jr to join the squad of the Ironbirds, a minor league baseball team owned by Ripken in Aberdeen Maryland. Modine's 17-year-old son accompanied him and the two warmed up with the team and also played in several training games with the squad. See more
Supposedly in 1985, when young Joe does his home run, a modern-day White Buick Rendezvous can be seen parked in a driveway behind the field. See more
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