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memories of the ’80s – Major League

Sports films never go out of style and in the late 1980s, another baseball comedy became a big screen hit: Major League. Written and directed by David S. Ward, the film’s premise: the new owner of the Cleveland Indians ¬†gets … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Bad News Bears

A movie about a cranky coach and a new team in Little League proved to be a box office winner with the comedy drama The Bad News Bears. Starring Walter Matthau and Tatum O’Neal, The Bad News Bears was written … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Big League Chew

For the 1980s, kids and adults chose a new kind of bubblegum that emulated their major league heroes – Big League Chew. Created by professional baseball player, former New York Yankee Jim Bouton and up and coming pitcher Rob Nelson, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Field of Dreams

For many of us the world of baseball has always had a magical feeling, a slowness that lures you in with its with its excitement that builds in a matter of moments. From novelist and longtime baseball fan W.P. Kinsella, … Continue reading

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