Take me out to the ball game
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