There’s No Crying in Baseball Movie Trivia

Baseball spring training is upon us. In a few short weeks the league will be in full swing and the Pittsburgh Pirates will be mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. Our thoughts turn to the crack of the bat, eating crunchy Cracker Jacks and sitting on our couches watching … well, not actual baseball, but movies about baseball. (Let’s face it, baseball can be a bit slow.)

To prepare for the season test your baseball movie trivia knowledge by seeing how many movies you can name from the quote list below after the break. Remember, there’s no crying in baseball movie trivia.

  1. “Ahh, Jesus, I like him very much, but He no help with curveball.”
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  2. “People all say that I’ve had a bad break. But today, today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the Earth.”
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  3. “C’mon Hobbs, knock the cover off the ball!”
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  4. “The one constant through all the years has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It’s been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game, is a part of our past. It reminds us of all that once was good, and what could be again.”
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  5. “God, the sucker teed-off on that like he knew I was gonna throw a fast ball.”
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  6. “If you build it, he will come.”
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  7. “When the bat meets that ball and you feel that ball just give, you know it’s going to go a long way. Damn, if you don’t feel like you’re going to live forever.”
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  8. “Juuuuust a bit outside.”
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  9. “Man, this is baseball, you gotta stop thinking! Just have fun.”
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  10. “There’s no crying in baseball!”
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