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July 04, 2011
An update on the real-life Major League tribe and the movie men and women behind them
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July 04, 2011

The Players

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BOB UECKER Still the Brewers' radio voice, as he has been for more than 40 years—despite major heart and pancreas surgeries in 2010. Received the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award in '03 for contributions to the game.

STEVE YEAGER Technical adviser on two Major League sequels, he coached in the Dodgers' organization in 1999 as well as from 2005 to '07. Now runs a Jersey Mike's Subs franchise in California but says he would like to return to the dugout.

DAVID S. WARD Wrote and directed several other movies, including the college football pic The Program, and was nominated, along with Nora Ephron, for a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for 1994's Sleepless in Seattle.

CHRIS CHESSER Independent producer on such movies as the 2003 Dwayne Johnson vehicle The Rundown. Recently completed the teen horror flick Phase One.

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