Ray Kinsella played by Kevin Costner is an Iowa corn farmer who hears voices "If you build it, he will come." he interpret it to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago Black Sox come to play.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Cleveland Indians has a new owner, an exotic dancer who marries the original owner of the baseball club. The original owner of the club did not survive their honeymoon which gave the control of the ball club to the new wife. she wants to move to warmer climes where some new stadiums have been built, but her lease has only one escape clause, poor attendance. She puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. The attitude of the owner gives the misfits and losers something to rally around and they fight back.
Charlie Sheen plays an ex-con who can throw 95 plus mph, but has a terrible aim.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
The Hoosiers is a 1986 film starring Gene Hackman as Coach Norman Dale, Barbara Hershey as
Myra Fleener, and Dennis Hopper as Shooter. It is about a drunk coach with a bad reputation in a small town high school basketball team that is set to become a top contender for the championship.
The movie is based on the true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this movie chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past, and the town's basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school team to victory.
The Milan High School Basketball Team 1954 is the inspiration for this film.