Baseball is America's pastime. Before there were cars or movies or a President named Roosevelt, ballplayers were swiping bags and hitting bombs.
Throughout its 100 plus years, few things have changed about the sport, even down to fights over wounded pride. It didn't take long for Hollywood to glom on to the drama, and the baseball genre was brought to new heights with the 1942 classic "Pride of the Yankees." This Friday, Disney brings us the latest baseball-themed movie, "Million Dollar Arm," starring Jon Hamm as a sports agent determined to turn Indian cricket players into baseball stars.
In honor of the greatest fictional baseball figures, from movies like "Bull Durham" and "Major League," we've assembled our own Dream Team.
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