The Entire World Series, Hollywood-style

America’s Pastime, baseball, has been the topic of many motion pictures full tvshow. For all baseball pictures, there is an ultimate goal that the main characters try and reach. For several, like in”Bull Durham,” that goal is simply making it to Major League Baseball (MLB), it doesn’t matter what happens after. For others, the characters have already made it into MLB and now their goal is the playoffs, and ultimately, the World Series.

Nevertheless many baseball motion pictures have the World Series as the ultimate prize, surprisingly few of them actually feature earth Series games. Many mine the drama leading up to a Fall Classic appearance for their storyline instead of actually featuring the games. However there are a couple standouts that do have a World Series theme.

“Eight Men Out” is not merely about World Series baseball, but also about a gambling scandal that spanned the entire nation. Usually an appearance at the Series means enormous money bonuses and other lavish prizes. Unfortunately, the master of the team is cheap, therefore a betting magnate that receives end of the owner’s miserly ways suggests a devious plan. In the event the team purposely loses, they are going to soon be rewarded with riches from illegal sports betting. The movie is based upon the legitimate narrative of the infamous 1919″Black Sox,” as they were later understood.

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