"Even though there haven't been as many baseball movies, baseball is familiar to people."
The strikeout may in fact be said to symbolize where most baseball movies go wrong.
"More than a baseball movie" was what the ad always said, and for once you could believe it.
It has also been described as the best baseball movie most of you never saw.
And seldom, even in baseball movies, do so many clever touches come out of left field.
Not every baseball movie made audiences want to stand up and cheer.
On the surface, this is just another baseball movie.
Everyone said it was a baseball movie that wouldn't work overseas.
He was also retained as an advisor on a number of baseball movies.
Audiences who saw it might hunger for more baseball movies.