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As the nation’s pastime, baseball has provided years of entertainment both on the field and in movie theaters. With this month’s release of Moneyball , based on author Michael Lewis’ look at general manager Billy Beane’s tenure with the Oakland A’s, American Way asked MLB greats past and present for their favorite fastball flick.

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Harold Reynolds
MLB Network studio analyst and former All-Star second baseman
“The Natural. The scene when Roy Hobbs says to the bat boy, ‘Pick me out a winner, Bobby,’ then blasts a home run makes every boy fall in love with baseball.”

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Andre Ethier
L.A. Dodgers outfielder
“The Sandlot. I laugh every single time I watch it.”

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John Hart
MLB Network studio analyst and former MLB general manager
“Bull Durham brings to life what minor league baseball is all about.”

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Bill Ripken
MLB Network studio analyst and former second baseman
“A League of Their Own. Jon Lovitz’s character is absolutely priceless.”

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Vin Scully
Longtime L.A. Dodgers announcer
“For Love of the Game — because I’m in it!”

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Al Leiter
MLB Network studio ­analyst and two-time World Series champion
“Field of Dreams really shows how baseball is a beautiful sport that will always stand the test of time.”