Three Degrees Of Pat Caputo 7-14-11

My three favorite baseball movies:

1. Field of Dreams -When Joe Jackson asks Ray, “Is this heaven,” it makes even a big lug such as myself want to cry.

2. *61 – Exceptionally done, other than making sportswriters look like knuckleheads. Thomas Jane and Barry Pepper were very convincing as Mantle and Maris.

3. Bull Durham – Just really, really funny.

Leave a comment and share your favorite three baseball movies.

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  • Panama foundation

    Go Ranked 6 215 in . 62 644 overall Baseball is Americas Pastime and we all love watching movies right? Some of them comedy and some serious there is enough diversity in baseball movies to satisfy everyone.

  • Ron

    Mt favoritws

    Eight Men Out
    Major League

  • Panama corporation

    Costner should have left his baseball movies in the 80s which was the golden era for the genre. The decade s other big hit was Robert Redford s The Natural which came out in 1984..In addition to Fine panel participants included Hardball Cooperative regulars James Bailey Bill Ballew Bill Begley Pete Sabatini and Jeremy Tiermini as well as Thomas Nelshoppen of ..Panelists were asked to name their top five baseball movies as well as one stinker. We also have ..Here s how our top movies ranked first-place votes in parentheses …Movie Year .Total…Bull Durham 1988 4 .26…Field of Dreams 1989 1 .24…Eight Men Out 1988 .11…The Natural 1984 .8…Major League 1989 1 .6…The Pride of the Yankees 1942 .6…Baseball A Film by Ken Burns 1994 1 .5…A League of Their Own 1992 .5…The Sandlot 1993 .4…Bang the Drum Slowly 1973 .3…Pastime 1991 .2…The Rookie 2002 .2…The Bad News Bears 1976 .1…Cobb 1994 .1…61 2001 .1….Bull Durham.Marshall Fine Kevin Costner Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins made movie magic with this affectionate profanely funny film about life in the minor leagues for those on the way up and the way down.

  • Steve

    Love Field of Dreams and Bull Durham, never watched 61 but instead would put Major League there

  • Rob B.

    What about “For the Love of the Game”? I know, it’s really not the greatest movie, but fun to see a movie starring a Tigers player.

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