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Monty Stratton

The Baseball Bio-Pic

November 21, 2017

I was at work the other day and the conversation turned to movies. I talked about a recent bio-pic and one of my younger colleagues did not know what that was. I was kind of surprised but then realized, a) not everyone is a movie buff; b) a movie buff might not like bio-pics; c) […]

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Birthday greetings

May 21, 2010

to Josh Hamilton, who turns 29 today. and Monty Stratton, born this date in 1912. It will take a bit of doing, but you can watch the entire movie, The Stratton Story, starring my favorite, Jimmy Stewart, on YouTube. Here’s part one:

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If they ever made a movie about my life, I’d want to be played by a post-WW II era Jimmy Stewart. He exudes a sense of humor but at the same times plays dark very well. Stewart played Chicago White Sox pitcher Monty Stratton — born this day in 1912 — in The Stratton Story, […]

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