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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 02:41 PM
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Poll question: All time best baseball movie?
If your's isn't listed, please name it.

Please kick after voting. :hi:

Poll result (65 votes)
Major League (1989) (2 votes, 3%)Vote
The Sandlot (1993) (2 votes, 3%)Vote
A League of Their Own (1992) (5 votes, 8%)Vote
The Natural (1984) (7 votes, 11%)Vote
The Bad News Bears (1976) (4 votes, 6%)Vote
The Pride of the Yankees (1942) (2 votes, 3%)Vote
Eight Men Out (1988) (4 votes, 6%)Vote
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) (4 votes, 6%)Vote
Field of Dreams (1989) (12 votes, 18%)Vote
Bull Durham (1988) (23 votes, 35%)Vote
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  - Glad to see "Bang the Drum Slowly" on there  HERVEPA   Apr-04-11 03:11 PM   #1 
  - Kick  MrCoffee   Apr-04-11 03:53 PM   #2 
  - Gracias!  ohiosmith   Apr-04-11 03:55 PM   #3 
  - Bull Durham is more about sex and one of my all-time favs  Beaverhausen   Apr-04-11 04:08 PM   #4 
  - Bull Durham. Accept no substitutes.  KamaAina   Apr-04-11 05:56 PM   #5 
  - I guess I have to go with Bull Durham  fishwax   Apr-04-11 07:12 PM   #6 
  - I haven't seen all of them but...  LNM   Apr-04-11 07:20 PM   #7 
  - "Bull Durham," of course.  Brigid   Apr-04-11 07:31 PM   #8 
  - "I believe in the Church of Baseball..."  Auggie   Apr-04-11 07:41 PM   #9 
  - That's why Bull Durham wins: the whole concept of 'The Church of Baseball.'  Gidney N Cloyd   Apr-04-11 09:08 PM   #12 
  - You throw the ball; you catch the ball; you hit the ball.  sarge43   Apr-05-11 06:40 PM   #21 
     - And no lollygagging!  ohiosmith   Apr-05-11 06:41 PM   #22 
        - They're kids; scare 'em.  sarge43   Apr-05-11 06:49 PM   #23 
        - Bwahahahaha! Brilliant!  ohiosmith   Apr-05-11 06:55 PM   #24 
        - Like a bunch of , um,  Gidney N Cloyd   Apr-05-11 09:12 PM   #29 
  - Bull Durham, hands down  LearnedHand   Apr-04-11 07:46 PM   #10 
  - Sears sucks. Boy, I worked there once. Sold Lady Kenmores. Nasty, whoa, nasty.  pokerfan   Apr-04-11 08:08 PM   #11 
  - Also worked at Sears, and yes it did suck.  center rising   Apr-04-11 11:46 PM   #14 
  - "Rhubarb," in which cat inherits a baseball team.  Kat45   Apr-04-11 11:42 PM   #13 
  - I have a special place in my heart for 'Summer Catch'  ChoralScholar   Apr-05-11 02:33 PM   #15 
  - I work at Warner Bros. and we ran the dailies on this movie.  driver8   Apr-05-11 05:49 PM   #16 
     - How cool is that?  ohiosmith   Apr-05-11 05:52 PM   #18 
        - Ha Ha -- thanks!  driver8   Apr-05-11 08:55 PM   #28 
  - "Young girls they do get wooly...'cause of all the stress, yeah..."  driver8   Apr-05-11 05:50 PM   #17 
  - You can't leave out  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Apr-05-11 06:23 PM   #19 
  - Absolutely. And I forgot Stealing Home.  ohiosmith   Apr-05-11 06:25 PM   #20 
  - Slapshot  edbermac   Apr-05-11 07:32 PM   #25 
  - Smart ass!  ohiosmith   Apr-05-11 08:00 PM   #26 
  - Rhubarb (1951)  begin_within   Apr-05-11 08:32 PM   #27 
  - .....  Broken_Hero   Apr-06-11 08:56 AM   #30 
 
HERVEPA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 03:11 PM
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1. Glad to see "Bang the Drum Slowly" on there
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MrCoffee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 03:53 PM
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2. Kick
Bull Durham
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 03:55 PM
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3. Gracias!
:hi:
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Beaverhausen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 04:08 PM
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4. Bull Durham is more about sex and one of my all-time favs
but I voted for Eight Men Out
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 05:56 PM
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5. Bull Durham. Accept no substitutes.
Others contain NO Susan Sarandon. :loveya:
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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 07:12 PM
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6. I guess I have to go with Bull Durham
Though there are certainly some great ones on the list. :kick:
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LNM Donating Member (538 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 07:20 PM
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7. I haven't seen all of them but...
There's no crying in baseball!

If I had your job, I'd blow my brains out.
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Brigid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 07:31 PM
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8. "Bull Durham," of course.
Great movie, and one of Kevin Costner's best performances. :)
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Auggie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 07:41 PM
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9. "I believe in the Church of Baseball..."
Bull Durham
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Gidney N Cloyd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 09:08 PM
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12. That's why Bull Durham wins: the whole concept of 'The Church of Baseball.'
Well, that AND Susan Sarandon...
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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 06:40 PM
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21. You throw the ball; you catch the ball; you hit the ball.
The rose goes in the front, big guy.

He's sooo romantic.
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 06:41 PM
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22. And no lollygagging!
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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 06:49 PM
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23. They're kids; scare 'em.
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 06:55 PM
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24. Bwahahahaha! Brilliant!
:rofl:
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Gidney N Cloyd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 09:12 PM
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29. Like a bunch of , um,
Lollygaggers!
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LearnedHand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 07:46 PM
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10. Bull Durham, hands down
I love the scenes where the pitcher is breathing through his eyelids.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 08:08 PM
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11. Sears sucks. Boy, I worked there once. Sold Lady Kenmores. Nasty, whoa, nasty.
Bull Durham.
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center rising Donating Member (446 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 11:46 PM
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14. Also worked at Sears, and yes it did suck.
"Pride of the Yankees" Gary Cooper baby!!!!
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Kat45 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 11:42 PM
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13. "Rhubarb," in which cat inherits a baseball team.
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ChoralScholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 02:33 PM
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15. I have a special place in my heart for 'Summer Catch'
I have a special spot somewhere else for Jessica Biel, but I digress.

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driver8 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 05:49 PM
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16. I work at Warner Bros. and we ran the dailies on this movie.
I cannot tell you how many times we watched the scene of Jessica getting out of the pool.
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 05:52 PM
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18. How cool is that?
:hi:
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driver8 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 08:55 PM
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28. Ha Ha -- thanks!
I'm very lucky to have a job that I enjoy. Hell, I'm lucky to have a job! :hi:
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driver8 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 05:50 PM
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17. "Young girls they do get wooly...'cause of all the stress, yeah..."
Bull Durham -- no question.
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Dyedinthewoolliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 06:23 PM
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19. You can't leave out
"It happens every spring" :bounce: Ray Milland stars as a college prof who discovers a formuila that repels wood.............
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It_Happens_Every_Spring
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 06:25 PM
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20. Absolutely. And I forgot Stealing Home.
:yourock:
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edbermac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 07:32 PM
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25. Slapshot
:P

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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 08:00 PM
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26. Smart ass!
Old time hockey!
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begin_within Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-05-11 08:32 PM
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27. Rhubarb (1951)
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 08:56 AM
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30. .....
"Are you trying to tell me that Jesus Christ can't hit a curveball?"-


Major League wins my vote...
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