Infographic: How to Make a Baseball Movie

Spring has sprung, and baseball season is right around the corner. That means that networks everywhere will begin airing one classic baseball movie after another. Ray Kinsella will be having a catch with his dad, Annie Savoy will be worshipping at her special altar, Ricky Vaughn’s fastballs will be juuuuust a bit outside, Gary Cooper will be echoing Lou Gehrig, and Jimmy Dugan will be insisting that nobody is allowed to cry. If you watch enough baseball movies, you’ll eventually realize that there are a lot of similarities. Here’s a guide that’ll show you how to make your own baseball movie.

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14 responses to “Infographic: How to Make a Baseball Movie

  1. Reblogged this on Life in Technicolor and commented:
    A very informative infographic!!!

  2. Great infographic as always. I think the cliches are why I like baseball movies so much–so comforting, so reassuring, so the same every time.

  3. Now everybody! Say it with me in the gravelly voice of “the elderly manager”, the late, James Gammon…”DORN! What’s this ole’ shit??!”

  4. surroundedbyimbeciles

    “There goes Roy Hobbs, the best there ever was in this game.”

  5. rtm

    What an awesome infographic! I don’t know anything about baseball but the graphic sure is pretty.

  6. Bwahahahaha…and so true, as I’m a huge fan of baseball movies! I also miss ol’ Lou Brown. “You may run like Mayes but you hit like shit.” LOL every time.

  7. anthonyb21

    Yeah I have to say other than Moneyball, Sandlot, and The Rookie. I don’t know of any other good baseball movies that were worth while.

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