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TV Diary: Baseball movies

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 03:16 am
Tonight's the night the 87th Major League Baseball All-Star Game airs on FOX. The American League won 6-3 last year, and Mike Trout was selected MVP for the second straight year. San Diego is hosting this year's game, beginning at 8 p.m. Here is a quiz about baseball movies.

1. What was the name of the team Dottie Hinson plays for on "A League of Their Own"?

2. Why does the owner of the Cleveland Indians get the worst ball players in "Major League" (1989)?

3. Which actor played Lou Gehrig in "The Pride of the Yankees" (1942)?

4. What is the name of the minor league baseball team Monty Brewster played for on "Brewster's Millions" (1985)?

5. Whose autograph is on the baseball "The Beast" demolishes on "The Sandlot" (1993)?

6. "Moneyball" (2011) was about which Major League Baseball team?

7. Who was the first baseball player to appear from the corn field in "Field of Dreams" (1989)?

8. What two teams make it to the championship game in "The Bad News Bears" (1976)?

9. Who directed "The Stratton Story" (1949)?

Answers: 1. Rockford Peaches. 2. She wants to move south and the only way to do that is to have poor attendance at the ballpark. 3. Gary Cooper. 4. Hackensack Bulls. 5. Babe Ruth. 6. Oakland Athletics. 7. "Shoeless" Joe Jackson from the 1919 Black Sox scandal. 8. The Bears and the Yankees. 9. Sam Wood.


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