The All-Time Best Fictional Baseball Team Ever Produced by Hollywood Movies

7 Apr

The 2014 Major League Baseball season has begun and to kick it off here’s a look at the best baseball players and coaches at each position from the minds of the screenwriters, directors, and actors in Hollywood.

Roy Hobbs – Right Field, The Natural (1984)

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This 35 year old rookie and former pitching phenom is the stand-out of stand-outs on our list. He alone has more talent than the rest of the list combined and his movie is considered a classic. Sure in the movie the 35-year-old Hobbs is played by 48-year-old Robert Redford (which make the scenes where a 19-year-old Hobbs has his baseball career delayed by psycho Barbara Hershey utterly ridiculous), but the actor’s well worn features just show us that over the 16 years in between getting shot on a train and joining the hapless New York Knights, Hobbs has seen some serious stuff. Hobbs and his…

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4 Responses to “The All-Time Best Fictional Baseball Team Ever Produced by Hollywood Movies”

  1. rayworth1973 April 8, 2014 at 12:06 AM #

    Hate sports, but liked a few of the movies. My favorite of all of them is still Slapshot, a hockey movie. Go figure!

    • Christopher De Voss April 8, 2014 at 6:19 AM #

      I agreed although I have never seen Slapshot, but I’ve heard good things about it.

      • rayworth1973 April 8, 2014 at 10:02 PM #

        With Slapshot, to show it on network TV, they’d have to bleep 90% of the dialogue. My kind of movie! “Puttin’ on the foil, every game!”

      • Christopher De Voss April 8, 2014 at 10:07 PM #

        Gotcha. I’ll see if Netflixs has it.

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