Grand Slam DVD Giftset
Feel the excitement of America's favorite pastime with the best baseball films of all time-including Sports Illustrated's #1 greatest sports movie ever made, Bull Durham.
Baseball season gets off to a rocky start when the Durham Bulls' new catcher, "Crash" Davis (Kevin Costner), punches out the cocky young pitcher, "Nuke" LaLoosh (Tim Robbins), he's just been hired to train. Then sexy Annie Savoy (Susan Sarandon) informs both men that each season she chooses one player to share her bed - and Nuke and Crash are this year's "draft picks." After Crash passes on the offer, Nuke eagerly enlists as Annie's summer fling... until Crash jealously takes over and convinces Nuke that sex with Annie will jinx the Bulls' newfound winning streak!
Eight Men Out
Buck Weaver (Cusack) and Hap Felsch (Sheen) are young idealistic players on the Chicago White Sox, a pennant-winning team owned by Charles Comiskey - a penny-pinching, hands-on manager who underpays his players and treats them with disdain. And when gamblers and hustlers discover that Comiskey's demoralized players are ripe for a money-making scheme, one by one the team members agree to throw the World Series. But when the White Sox are defeated, a couple of sports writers smell a fix and a national scandal explodes, ripping the cover off America's favorite pastime
The Jackie Robinson Story
Jackie Robinson's uphill battle to the big leagues began when he was just a little boy. Given a mitt and a chance, Jackie easily proved how good he was on the field. But it would take more than just the amazing talent to get him to the top. Being African American in a time of racial discord, Jackie had to break through impossible barriers to get his shot. By playing hard and overcoming unbelievable odds, Jackie proved that he was not only one of the best players ever to set foot on a major league diamond, but also one of the bravest men ever to grace American sports!
The Pride Of The Yankees
His talent made him a legend. His courage made him a hero. Gary Cooper is "nothing short of wonderful" (The Motion Picture Guide) in this moving true story of Lou Gehrig, the Hall of Fame ballplayer who reached the heights of stardom... only to face tragedy with a dignity that inspired a nation. Nominated for eleven Academy AwardsÂ®, including Best Picture, The Pride of the Yankees is a "glorious and inspiring" (The Hollywood Reporter) sports classic.
Lou Gehrig's boyhood dreams come true when he signs on with the New York Yankees and takes the field alongside his idol, Babe Ruth. In fact, Lou considers himself (the luckiest man in the world".... Until unthinkable misfortune strikes and he must summon all his courage to face his toughest battle yet.