2024 Baseball Mega Thread

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by 311neers » Thu Jun 13, 2024 10:58 am

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Over 4,000 kids in the portal, and I don't think we have a single one in it.
Kermit is building.
(I hope I didn't jinx us)
You of all people should know, you don't talk about a no hitter!!! Now we need something to break the inevitable jinx. Prayers to Jobu.
To break the jinx, let's land a Cerrano in the portal or a "Wild Man"!

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by AppSt94 » Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:07 am

“It’s very bad to steal Jobu’s Rum!”

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by 311neers » Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:27 am

It's the offseason. I saw a video yesterday where some baseball analysts gave their top 10 FICTIONAL baseball player movie characters of all time. Thought it would be cool to see what we could come up with here!!!

My list- Top 10 FICTIONAL Baseball Characters- Movie
1. Roy Hobbs- The Natural
2. Benny the Jet- Sandlot
3. Henry Rowengardner- ROY
4. Wild Thing- Major League
5. Chet Steadman- ROY
6. Pedro Cerrano- Major League
7. Mel Clark- Angels in the Outfield
8. Crash Davis- Bull Durham
9. Willie Mays Hays- Major League
10. Ham Porter- Sandlot

This is pretty tough, baseball movies are by far the best sports movies. I hated leaving Bad News Bears off the list, if only Buttermaker had played in a game!

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by AppSt94 » Thu Jun 13, 2024 12:00 pm

I would add Billy Chapel - For the Love of the Game
Dottie Henson - A League of the Their Own
Jimmy “Avoid the Clap” Dugan - A League of the Their Own
Kelly Leak - Bad News Bears

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by WVAPPeer » Thu Jun 13, 2024 12:13 pm

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Unread post by BambooRdApp » Thu Jun 13, 2024 12:35 pm

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

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311neers wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:27 am
It's the offseason. I saw a video yesterday where some baseball analysts gave their top 10 FICTIONAL baseball player movie characters of all time. Thought it would be cool to see what we could come up with here!!!

My list- Top 10 FICTIONAL Baseball Characters- Movie
1. Roy Hobbs- The Natural
2. Benny the Jet- Sandlot
3. Henry Rowengardner- ROY
4. Wild Thing- Major League
5. Chet Steadman- ROY
6. Pedro Cerrano- Major League
7. Mel Clark- Angels in the Outfield
8. Crash Davis- Bull Durham
9. Willie Mays Hays- Major League
10. Ham Porter- Sandlot

This is pretty tough, baseball movies are by far the best sports movies. I hated leaving Bad News Bears off the list, if only Buttermaker had played in a game!
Buttermaker is the Manager of your team. Didn't have to play a game.

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by 311neers » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:07 pm

BUTCH1991 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:02 pm
311neers wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:27 am
It's the offseason. I saw a video yesterday where some baseball analysts gave their top 10 FICTIONAL baseball player movie characters of all time. Thought it would be cool to see what we could come up with here!!!

My list- Top 10 FICTIONAL Baseball Characters- Movie
1. Roy Hobbs- The Natural
2. Benny the Jet- Sandlot
3. Henry Rowengardner- ROY
4. Wild Thing- Major League
5. Chet Steadman- ROY
6. Pedro Cerrano- Major League
7. Mel Clark- Angels in the Outfield
8. Crash Davis- Bull Durham
9. Willie Mays Hays- Major League
10. Ham Porter- Sandlot

This is pretty tough, baseball movies are by far the best sports movies. I hated leaving Bad News Bears off the list, if only Buttermaker had played in a game!
Buttermaker is the Manager of your team. Didn't have to play a game.
Haha and the pitching coach is Phil Brickma! (Major League). "Lil help here"

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by AppinVA » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:09 pm

BUTCH1991 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:02 pm
311neers wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:27 am
It's the offseason. I saw a video yesterday where some baseball analysts gave their top 10 FICTIONAL baseball player movie characters of all time. Thought it would be cool to see what we could come up with here!!!

My list- Top 10 FICTIONAL Baseball Characters- Movie
1. Roy Hobbs- The Natural
2. Benny the Jet- Sandlot
3. Henry Rowengardner- ROY
4. Wild Thing- Major League
5. Chet Steadman- ROY
6. Pedro Cerrano- Major League
7. Mel Clark- Angels in the Outfield
8. Crash Davis- Bull Durham
9. Willie Mays Hays- Major League
10. Ham Porter- Sandlot

This is pretty tough, baseball movies are by far the best sports movies. I hated leaving Bad News Bears off the list, if only Buttermaker had played in a game!
Buttermaker is the Manager of your team. Didn't have to play a game.
Lou Brown as manager. He’s good with negotiating contracts, and if he fails he can get you a good deal on a set of white walls.
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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by AppSt94 » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:31 pm

BUTCH1991 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:02 pm
311neers wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:27 am
It's the offseason. I saw a video yesterday where some baseball analysts gave their top 10 FICTIONAL baseball player movie characters of all time. Thought it would be cool to see what we could come up with here!!!

My list- Top 10 FICTIONAL Baseball Characters- Movie
1. Roy Hobbs- The Natural
2. Benny the Jet- Sandlot
3. Henry Rowengardner- ROY
4. Wild Thing- Major League
5. Chet Steadman- ROY
6. Pedro Cerrano- Major League
7. Mel Clark- Angels in the Outfield
8. Crash Davis- Bull Durham
9. Willie Mays Hays- Major League
10. Ham Porter- Sandlot

This is pretty tough, baseball movies are by far the best sports movies. I hated leaving Bad News Bears off the list, if only Buttermaker had played in a game!
Buttermaker is the Manager of your team. Didn't have to play a game.
And he always had beer.

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by WVAPPeer » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:36 pm

sorry what is ROY?
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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by t4pizza » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:46 pm

311neers wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 11:27 am
It's the offseason. I saw a video yesterday where some baseball analysts gave their top 10 FICTIONAL baseball player movie characters of all time. Thought it would be cool to see what we could come up with here!!!

My list- Top 10 FICTIONAL Baseball Characters- Movie
1. Roy Hobbs- The Natural
2. Benny the Jet- Sandlot
3. Henry Rowengardner- ROY
4. Wild Thing- Major League
5. Chet Steadman- ROY
6. Pedro Cerrano- Major League
7. Mel Clark- Angels in the Outfield
8. Crash Davis- Bull Durham
9. Willie Mays Hays- Major League
10. Ham Porter- Sandlot

This is pretty tough, baseball movies are by far the best sports movies. I hated leaving Bad News Bears off the list, if only Buttermaker had played in a game!
That is a good list, I would have Crash Davis a lot higher, probably #2 right after Hobbs. I mean, the guy is the all time minor league home run record holder. That alone should make him higher than 8, not to mention his cliche mastery and ability to cause a rain out to bust a losing streak. The more I think about it, he may be the best.

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Unread post by AppSt94 » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:53 pm

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sorry what is ROY?
Rookie of the Year.

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Unread post by WVAPPeer » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:54 pm

Is that the one where the kid was a pitcher?
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Unread post by 311neers » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:56 pm

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Is that the one where the kid was a pitcher?
Yep, breaks his arm and comes back throwing harder than Steensma!

I think ASL would be an excellent baseball movie star. He's got the talent, swag, and charisma.

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Unread post by WVAPPeer » Thu Jun 13, 2024 2:28 pm

And he is a Western Alamance Warrior
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Unread post by huskie3 » Thu Jun 13, 2024 4:43 pm

8. Crash Davis should be #1 just for Susan Surandon
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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by ViewCrew87 » Thu Jun 13, 2024 8:37 pm

Don’t forget “Meat” Nuke LaLoosh. We had App boys in there doing the wave too. Classic!

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Unread post by Bigdaddyg1 » Thu Jun 13, 2024 10:11 pm

Loved Bad News Bears as a kid. Little League kids top out at 12 so the obviously 17 year old Kelly Leak (rides in on a trail bike then drives the van to Houston) didn’t quite make it realistically but a great movie just the same.

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Re: 2024 Baseball Mega Thread

Unread post by BambooRdApp » Fri Jun 14, 2024 5:50 am

The young girl in the movie brought the heat from the mound!!
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