Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/19/13
Sean Riley, contributing writer Growing up and to this day one of my favorite sports movies of all time is The Sandlot. It is the 20th anniversary of the great flick and there was a lot of talk today during the Red Sox game about the movie and some of the former actors were at the game. Of course my mind kicked into gear after a while and got me thinking... what current Sox players are comparable to the characters from the Sandlot? The old school squad had a 9 man roster for their Sandlot team, but like any movie there were only a handful of memorable characters that I'll go through now. The starting catcher for the 1993 Sandlot squad could possibly be my favorite character of the movie, Ham Porter aka the Great Hambino. Hambino was a jovial, fun loving trouble making catcher on the Sandlot who reminds me of David Ortiz. Not only because of his stature, but mainly his character on and off the field. By that comparison you may have realized I am comparing these guys off personality...
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