Hooks & Runs

148 - Baseball Is the Story of America w/ Derick McDuff

April 12, 2023 A podcast about baseball, music and culture. Season 4 Episode 148
Hooks & Runs
148 - Baseball Is the Story of America w/ Derick McDuff
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Film critic and writer Derick McDuff (Underrated podcast) joins us this week to discuss baseball in film. We talked about whether baseball and time travel would mix, subject ideas for baseball films we'd like to see and why baseball is such fertile ground for filmmakers. We also each revealed our Top 5 baseball-related films.

Check out Underrated podcast on Apple (https://tinyurl.com/ep148B)

Errata: The Harry F. character created by Eliot Asinof in "Eight Men Out" does make an appearance in John Sayles' film adaptation. Barry Levinson directed "The Natural," a film based upon the book by Bernard Malamud. Craig botched the title to the film "Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings," starring Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones and Richard Pryor.

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A League of Their Own, Bang the Drum Slowly
The Sandlot & Eight Men Out
Moneyball & Sugar
42 & Field of Dreams
The Natural & Bull Durham
Honorable Mentions
One Last Question and Underrated