The Podcast • Chapter 16:
Robert Redford In Barry Levinson’s 1984 Baseball Masterpiece
The Natural

The Podcast • Chapter 16:

Myself, Wes Candela and my brother Derek Candela tackle the 1984 Robert Redford baseball classic…Barry Levinson’s, The Natural.

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Derek Begins…
# 1
Billy Crystal’s Love Letter To The New York Yankees
*61

His final entry in. his list of his top 10 favorite baseball movies of all time, Derek gives number 1 award to Billy Crystal’s 61 *

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​Billy (BikeTruck) Ward Interview
By Bree Donovan

Bree Donavan (she’s a machine people) generously presents us with another grand-slam interview…this time with motorcycle enthusiast…
High octane adventure junkie…
And producer & presenter for “Charley Boorman Live”…
This Is Billy “BikeTruck” Ward.

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Derek Begins…#2
Ron Sheltons
Bull Durham

An experienced catcher and a sexy spiritual self healing baseball fan work together to help develop a young but wild up and coming pitcher on and off the field.

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Derek Begins…#3
Barry Levinson’s Masterpiece
The Natural

Derek Begins…
Number 3 Of His Top Ten Baseball Films Of All Time…

Barry Levinson’s “The Natural”

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Derek Begins…#4
Fred Schepisi’s
Mr. Baseball

“An arrogant aging ballplayer is traded to a Japanese team and has difficulties adjusting to their cultures and customs.
This movie by far has to be the most underrated on my list. Made in 1992, it featured baseball from a Japanese standpoint…”

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Derek Begins…#5
David S. Ward’s
Major League

Derek Begins…#8 In His Top Ten Baseball Films Series Is 1989’s Major League

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Derek Begins… 7
Michael Ritchie’s
The Bad News Bears

Derek Begins…#7 in his top ten baseball films list, the 1976 classic “Bad News Bears”
Trailer, Clips & Images.

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Derek Begins…#6
Kevin Costner In Phil Alden Robinson’s
Field Of Dreams

Derek Begins…The 6th Baseball Film In Derek’s” Top Ten Baseball Films” Is The Masterwork That is
Field Of Dreams
“A perfect cast that exceeded expectations. It might not be a live action baseball film, It definitely hits home with the die hard baseball fan as all the events that take place in the movie are linked to the game’s past, present and what it will do for the future.”

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Derek Begins…#8
Tom Hanks Stars In Penny Marshall’s
A League Of Their Own

Derek Begins…
Number 8 On His Top Ten Baseball Films Of All Time, Penny Marshall’s A League Of Their Own (1992)
Review, Trailer, Images & Clips.

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Derek Begins…#9
Kevin Costner in Sam Raimi’s
For Love Of The Game

Derek’s Top Ten Baseball Films Review Series Continues With Number 9…

Sam Raimi’s For Love Of The Game

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