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St. Paul Saints' Jake Taylor gets 'Major League' treatment

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jake Taylor settles in his stance behind the dish as the opposing batter approaches. Just before Taylor signals to the pitcher, the guy he's trying to get struck out drops the jab. "Hey, how's your wife and my kids?" This isn't Clu Haywood from the 1989 baseball film "Major League," which celebrates its silver anniversary this year. It's the Kansas City T-Bones...
Via Fox Sports North
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Here's what 'Major League' trading cards will look like

Get ready to add Rick Vaughn and Jobu trading cards to your "Major League" memorabilia. With the 25th anniversary of the iconic movie have come a number of tributes from Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross performing a one-man show in its honor to a northeast Ohio minor-league team's upcoming Jobu bobblehead giveaway. There's no shortage of positive nostalgia for the film classic,...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

“Major League” turns 25: 15 facts you may not have known about the movie

Amidst all of the nostalgic things have have happened over the course of the last few weeks1, the one that may ultimately mean the most to Cleveland fans is the 25th anniversary of the release of Major League, which opened in theatres on April 7, 1989. Writer/director David S. Ward, whose other credits include “The Sting” and “Sleepless in Seattle,” endeavored to make a baseball...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox catcher David Ross stars in 'Major League' parody

Boston Red Sox backup catcher David Ross is one of the funniest players in the league, and this video of him re-enacting nearly every major role from Major League is just perfect. No Jake Taylor though? That would have been too perfect, considering Ross is, you know, a catcher.
Via The Outside Corner
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron minor league team hosting 'Duck Dynasty' Night

In a nod to their new team name, the Akron RubberDucks, Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, are putting on "Duck Dynasty" Night as a promotion for the upcoming season. The team, which changed its name from the Aeros, announced its full slate Wednesday. It includes a number of wacky giveaways and stunts, including a "Major League" Anniversary night with a Jake Taylor "Bobble...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Topps to Produce Baseball Cards for ‘Major League’ Characters to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Movie

Jake Taylor is finally getting the respect he deserves. Taylor, along with the other fictional members of the Cleveland Indians squad portrayed in the 1989 classic “Major League,” will be getting their very own set of baseball cards to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the movie. Topps has announced that they will print up editions of the collectibles as part of their 2014 Topps...
Via NESN.com
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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