Big League Blogathon – 6th Inning

We’ve got some more great bloggers contributing to the Big League Blogathon today! Be sure to check them out and be sure to jump back and check out some of the week’s earlier contributors. Ruth at Silver Screenings looks at Jackie Robinson playing himself in The Jackie Robinson Story. Steve at 1001 Plus looks at…

Headin’ Home

Baseball players as actors!?!? Sure, why not? Who wouldn’t want to see their favorite big league star up there on the big-screen. And if you’re going to try and turn a baseball player into a movie star, why not start with the biggest of all time. Ladies and gentleman, I give you the one and…

Big League Blogathon – 5 Man Rotation

Today is the home opener for my current hometown team, The Rockies. I’m stuck in rainy Pittsburgh today. At least if I can’t enjoy what we call “Baseball with Altitude” back home I can enjoy today’s awesome bunch of Blogathon contributors. Hal from The Horn Section heads to the Astrodome for the 2nd adventure with…

Big League Blogathon – Ball 4

My apologies for posting today’s lineup of bloggers so late in the day. I’ve been on an airplane for the majority of day. So here is our all-star team for today! Bernardo from The Movie Rat creates an all-star team of baseball players from movies: Fictional All-Star Team Dave at DVD Infatuation finds out “Who’s…

Major League: Back to the Minors

A film that often comes up when talking about baseball movies is the 1989 movie Major League. It featured the likes of Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Corbin Bernsen and Wesley Snipes as members of a rag-tag Cleveland Indians team. Most of the original cast returned for a sequel five years later…except Snipes who had apparently…

Big League Blogathon – 3rd Strike

The Big League Blogathon is rolling along! Here’s who we have stepping up to the plate today: Dan from Public Transportation Snob looks at one of the quintessential baseball movies, Eight Men Out. Fritzi from Movies Silently hits one out of the park with her take on The Busher. Lauren from Suddenly a Shot Rang…