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One on One – The World Series in the Movies Versus the Real Thing

The World Series is officially over and unless you’re a Yankee fan, it’s been a pretty anti-climactic affair. Frankly, in past years, baseball’s biggest matchup has been a bit more thrilling. On the other hand, in the movies, the World Series is pretty much always exciting. In A League of Their Own (1992), for example, Geena Davis loses the game, possibly on purpose, by dropping a ball at home plate. In The Scout (1994), Brendan Fraser strikes out all 27 batters on 81 pitches and hits a couple of home runs. Take that Derek Jeter! So which is more thrilling: The World Series on the big screen or in the ballpark?

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