Take me out to the ball game

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - On Tv - BY JAY BOBBIN

Ques­tions:

1) Which short-lived 1983 se­ries about a mi­nor-league club in­cluded Dennis Franz and Sharon Stone in its cast? 2) In which state did Kevin Cost­ner’s char­ac­ter build his “Field of Dreams” in the 1989 movie?

3) Name the for­mer ballplayer who wrote the book on which the 1976 se­ries “Ball Four” was based.

4) Who played the coach of the ti­tle youth base­ball team in the orig­i­nal 1976 “Bad

News Bears” movie?

5) Who had the same role ref­er­enced in the pre­vi­ous ques­tion in the 1979-80 “Bad

News Bears” tele­vi­sion se­ries?

6) In which 1984 movie does Robert Red­ford play a sup­pos­edly past-his-prime slug­ger named Roy Hobbs?

7) It wasn’t ex­clu­sively about base­ball, but in a crit­i­cally ac­claimed 1998-2000 sit­com, Peter Krause and Josh

Charles played the an­chors of a week­night ca­ble sports magazine. Name it.

8) Gary Cooper por­trayed Lou Gehrig in the 1942 film clas­sic “The Pride of the Yan­kees,” but which other Yan­kee legend played a ma­jor role in the movie, ap­pear­ing as him­self?

9) Which ac­claimed doc­u­men­tary maker re­counted the his­tory of the game in his “nine-in­ning” 1994 minis­eries

“Base­ball”?

Sharon Stone

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