The recent espn 30 for 30 on the 1986 mets may technically be a documentry but it is one of the best baseball movies ever. If you know anyone who is not a baseball fan , show them this. If it does not change their mind , nothing will. I still am amazed everytime i watch a replay of game 6 , the mets were done, finished , but thats the great thing about baseball , you cant fall on the ball and kill the clock.
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I can't watch that because I'm a Red Sox fan. My favorites are "Field of Dreams" and "For The Love Of The Game."
I can understand but damn , nbc had the plastic on their lockers and the champagne on ice , thats still one of the greatest comebacks ever. If it makes you feel better boston braves in early 1914 were in last place halfway point but rebounded to win series
Another great baseball movie is "A League Of Our Own" about the wartime women's pro league. It featured the Fort Wayne Daisies who were a dynasty in that league. When they were in their 70s ,they played a 2 inning exhibition game in a park . It was their last appearance and I had the privilege of watching it since I lived in Fort Wayne at that time. And,you know what,they were STILL pretty good, shades of Satchel Paige
MRWHIPPLE - Nice movie choice. I grew up in Rockford. In the very early 70's I went to Beyer Middle School. It was right next to the field where the Rockford Peaches use to play. We would play softball in gym class on that field. Of course back then I had no idea about the Rockford Peaches. Nice to hear about you seeing the Fort Wayne alumni one final time. Days gone by that will not be seen again.
What a coincidence. I live in Rockford(Ohio) The Rockford Peaches,all the teams and players were good. No Cubs or Mets in that league.
You played on the Field of Dreams and didn't know it. Everybody showed up for that. Another interesting fact about Fort Wayne is it was the home of an original NBA team. You may have heard of the Detroit Pistons. The real Pistons were owned by Fred Zollner who had a factory that made(guess what). Pistons for cars and trucks. After the city of Detroit disintegrated,maybe they missed Fort Wayne. It also has an outstanding zoo and numerous great city parks which were donated by the early settlers of the city. At the time,it was farmland located way outside of town located along one of the three rivers so it was pretty useless except for that purpose.
MRWHIPPLE - This is my movie field of dreams connection, my mother was born in Dyersville where they filmed the field of dreams. Unfortunately not at that farm. :)