Author: TrueSportsMovies

The Rookie – Pitcher Jim Morris

Jim Morris was once a minor league pitcher who was forced to retire because of shoulder problems. He becomes a high school teacher and baseball coach in a small Texas town. One day after...

Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man – Boxer James Braddock

Cinderella Man, the 2005 film from director Ron Howard, chronicles American boxer James Braddock’s (Russell Crowe) tumultuous journey to become the world heavyweight champion in 1935. The film opens in 1926 with Braddock in...

Baseball Ideas for Hollywood

Moneyball and 42 are the latest Hollywood adaptations based on a true baseball story. Just for fun, we’ve complied a list of three possible storylines for Hollywood to consider in the future. 1. The 2004...

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson: ESPN SportsCentury

ESPN’s SportsCentury series featured Jackie Robinson as the 15th greatest athlete of the 20th century, debuting his segment on Feb 23, 2001. Below are all episodes in the 7-part series. Part 1 Part 2...

September 11 - Piazza Wears NYPD catcher's helmet

September 11: Baseball Remembers

MLB Productions created this 7-part documentary that was aired on ESPN Classic on the one-year anniversary of the events on September 11, 2001. Unfortunately, I was only able to located the first 5 segments,...