With the summer blockbuster season in full force, we asked several players in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse to give their opinion on the best baseball movie of all time. There were plenty to choose from, but "Major League" seemed to be the overwhelming favorite. Here's a look at which baseball movies the Twins like, and why they picked them.
LHP Glen Perkins "Major League"
"I guess it's just a classic baseball movie that's got the fairy tale story, but all the other stuff that kind of goes in with baseball. I think it's a good re-creation of a major league season, especially the way things were back then. . . . From what I've heard, (Bob Uecker's scenes were) all ad-lib. He didn't have a script. There's just so many lines in that movie. Being here, I think every guy in here has seen it a hundred times. You can quote that movie any time and it's funny. I don't think there's anything even particularly close."