If you don't think this is an all-time sports movie debate, you're killing me smalls. Released only four years apart, Major League (1989) & The Sandlot (1993) feel like they're of two different eras. Perhaps it's the foul-mouthed sensibility of the former, or maybe it's the retro era setting of the latter. Either way, these have become two of the most quotable baseball films of the last half-century and on today's Boxed In, Dan Wetzel, Mike Oz and John Nichols (aka LaJethro Jenkins) are settling the debate. Watch or listen to Boxed In every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Yahoo Sports or your favorite podcast app.
<strong>EXCLUSIVE</strong>: 20th Century Fox is in early development on a prequel to the 1993 cult classic <em>The Sandlot,</em> with David Mickey Evans, the original’s writer and director, attached to co-write the script with Austin Reynolds. Details on the film’s plot are under wraps, but I hear it involves the legend of the beast from the first iteration. The news comes as the film recently hit the 25-year mark since its release. Set in 1962, the coming-of-age comedy centered on Scottie Smalls…
“The Sandlot” stars took a photo in New York City with an unwitting fan who was sporting a “You're killing me, Smalls!” T-shirt.
The director and cast reveal some bonkers facts about the baseball classic on its 25th anniversary.