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Here’s the dope on the upcoming film festival hosted at the Baseball Hall of Fame from Sept. 19-21. The following events all take place in the Grandstand Theater. Blurbs come from the Hall of Fame press release. Following a reception at 5 p.m., The festival gets under way with an introductory discussion and opening film– […]

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If Neil Leifer’s new football book is out of your league, consider Gandhi at the Bat. The short “mockumentary” by Stephanie Argy and Alec Boehm, based on an original short story by Chet Williamson, won the Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at the Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival in September for excellence “in direction, […]

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  “The ‘Dancin’ Homer’ episode of The Simpsons paid homage to Lou Gehrig and his farewell speech, which was dramatized in the film The Pride of the Yankees, in which Gary Cooper played Lou Gehrig.”   Good job, Joeydevilla.com!  

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