I’m not here to tell you that Major League is a great movie. What it is is a very funny movie. There are moments of outrageous, explosive, kick-the-legs-out-from-under-you humor that leave viewers gasping for breath between laughs.
Field of Dreams may be the finest movie ever made about baseball. Not the game as it’s actually played but as a mythic place in the America psyche, eternal summer in which fathers and sons wile away the afternoons in an endless game of catch.
Baseball is a lot on the minds of Kansas Citians this summer. With that in mind, the Library is pleased to warm up the bullpen with the Hollywood Homers film series, an entire lineup of baseball movies.