It is Sunday and time for The Sunday Request on The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
@sullybaseball if you were tapped to produce a “true story” baseball movie, what story would you like to see told?
— Nathaniel Wakeman (@wakemanna) September 5, 2014
What movie would I want to see?
Maybe a colorful and complicated brawling manager… or a woman who ran a powerful Negro League team… or a pitcher who could have been brilliant and insane… or the least likely World Series clincher of all time.
I put on my movie producer hat on The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
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Everybody just back off of Trevor Rosenthal, as all young relievers go through this. Besides what is a season if the Cardinals didn’t changeup their Closer at least once…
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