“The Bad News Bears” was popular enough to yield a sequel. MORE: Astros' Carlos Correa fights fire with fire on sign-stealing, fails to lower temperature. Fortunately, he at least learned a lot about baseball from his grandfather, who owned the team and willed it to his 12-year-old grandson. Others become baseball owners. It’s a treasured genre. How did he thank Chicago? We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge. However, while Jackie Earle Haley returned as Kelly Leak, Tatum O’Neal wasn’t back and neither was Walter Matthau, the foul-mouthed alcoholic who managed the team in the first film. Altuve got a new Tattoo right before going to the 2019 world series and was not yet comfortable with it enough to show it to the public. *visit For The Win: https://www.ftw.usatoday.com We've received your submission. Then on Monday, Altuve walked around bare-chested in front of a group of reporters in the clubhouse. But why did Altuve tell his teammates not to rip his jersey off? Some kids become major league pitchers. In the fourth film in his series, the dog that got his start playing basketball has now moved on to baseball. Busby Berkeley directed a musical about baseball! And it starred Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, and Esther Williams! In a somewhat odd decision, creators allowed Robinson to play himself while hiring the actress Ruby Dee to play his wife. “It was a bad tattoo. We have to assume he’s a substitute fielder and base runner, although, he’d have a tough strike zone to work with. Picture from Altuve’s Instagram from July 2019. That’s specific to Jose Altuve, the second baseman who told his teammates not to rip off his jersey after his 2019 ALCS-clinching home run off Aroldis Chapman. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) February 17, 2020, Jose Altuve will speak to reporters after today’s workout. That’s what “Sugar” does, and it got good reviews along the way. "He doesn't want me to talk about this, but I'm going to say it, is because he's got an unfinished tattoo on his collarbone that honestly looked terrible," Correa said. Your Ad Choices This movie is about a barnstorming team of ex-Negro League players going around the country and playing ball. He tweeted on Friday that he'd pay for one  Miller Lite per fan at four Chicago bars, and it ended up being... You know that it's never a good sign for MLB commissioner Rob Manfred when Halloween costumes held the Houston Astros more accountable than he did. It’s completely ridiculous but in a charming way. For a sports comedy, there is a convoluted plot to “Brewster’s Millions.” The titular Brewster, a minor leaguer played by Richard Pryor, finds out that his great uncle has left him his entire $300 million fortune...with a lot of caveats. That’s a pretty interesting premise. He kind of got stuck in that role for a while. Unfortunately, the movie didn’t live up to the Babe himself. Probably hockey, but we digress. Dennis Quaid plays Jim Morris, a former baseball prospect who is now a married man in his 30s coaching high school baseball. section: | slug: astros-jose-altuve-shows-off-tattoo-during-spring-training-to-back-carlos-correas-claims | sport: baseball | route: article_single.us | We still don’t know when Altuve got the tattoo or why it would have looked horrible at one point, but it seems like he was intentionally flashing the ink to reporters. You either have seen the climax of this movie, or you've seen it parodied. What sport can’t Air Bud play? It’s a polarizing movie, more so than the other handful of baseball movies Kevin Costner has starred in. Well, focusing on the personalities and the baseball help. Basically it’s a baseball version of “It’s a Wonderful Life.”. !” as a spiritual sequel to “Dazed and Confused.”. After all, we’ve got Kevin Costner, Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon. Yes, there was a tattoo on his left collarbone. © 2020 ABG-SI LLC. There’s quite a cast to this story of a baseball player and a softball player who fall in love. Maybe it’s the whole “childhood summer” thing. We know you want to see it just based on that, if only to glimpse a few moments of "Joey Tribbiani" and an ape hanging out. — Scott Miller (@ScottMillerBbl) February 17, 2020. That’s a story that has been told time and time again in real life. The scandal is still simmering with spring training games on the horizon. He’s got experience on his side! That’s all we have to say. Every scout wants to find that diamond in the rough. Hilarity ensues. pic.twitter.com/qFrmtAbf28, — mikejones (@mikejon44258431) February 15, 2020. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Share this article share tweet ... Jerry Jones quickly became a meme … With his shyness conquered and his tattoo ready for the world, the Astros star took off his shirt in front of reporters Monday morning. Destiny,” he plays a 35-year-old man who believes his life hasn’t worked out because he struck out in a baseball game when he was 15. The reason we had to include the film on this list is because of the actor who played Alexander. ", ESPN's Jeff Passan saw Altuve on Monday morning but couldn't confirm if the tattoo was "bad or not.". Also, it’s a musical. Do Not Sell My Personal Information, Your California Privacy Rights pic.twitter.com/lKKhprdU3S, — Paul Hembekides (@PaulHembo) February 17, 2020. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. This comedy-drama is a fictionalized tale of a real women’s baseball league from around World War II. Many years after William Bendix’s Babe Ruth biopic, another one was made. Think of “Everybody Wants Some! This photo might prove it: New timeline boys. They also co-star with Jessica Biel in “Summer Catch.” Prinze plays a baseball player who finds love one summer. Altuve tattoo by the way: Small, front of left shoulder, says “Melanie” over a heart. Your California Privacy Rights Now, Jose Altuve will go topless. It must be nice to get Jimmy Stewart to play you in a biopic. One of the primary plots in sports films is the former player coaching underprivileged kids and getting a second lease on life. Kids of the ‘90s seem to love “The Sandlot,” but we aren’t as high on it. It’s the last movie James L. Brooks ever directed and the last movie Jack Nicholson, yes that Jack Nicholson, acted in before retiring.