Category: Baseball

Did Jim Morris really throw a baseball at a radar machine on the side of the road? Did Billy Beane really trade his best player, Carlos Pena, so that Art Howe would have to play Scott Hatteberg in Moneyball?

Million Dollar Arm - Bernstein

Million Dollar Arm – Sports Agent JB Bernstein

Million Dollar Arm is about sports agent JB Bernstein, who is portrayed as a struggling agent low on cash and desperate for a high-profile client. One evening while channel surfing, Bernstein becomes intrigued with...

Moneyball - The story of the 2002 Oakland Athletics

Moneyball – The 2002 Oakland A’s

Moneyball, the movie that was based on Michael Lewis’ bestselling book of the same name, chronicled the success of the 2002 Oakland Athletics baseball team. It centered around General Manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt)...

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...

Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers

42 – How Jackie Robinson Changed Baseball

The movie, 42, is a story about the color integration of Major League Baseball and the two people that lead this movement, Branch Rickey, the General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers (Harrison Ford), and...