Bob Feller to be featured in new baseball film FASTBALL – coming to theaters March 25th
Coming tomorrow to a theater near you is FASTBALL – a filmed produced by Thomas Tull, the same producer who brought us 42, the story of Jackie Robinson.
FASTBALL dives into the every day battle of between the pitcher on the mound, and the batter at the plate — going deeply into velocity, and how fast a star pitcher can REALLY throw a ball.
Cleveland Indians great Bob Feller is featured in the film, as it documents the history of the “fastest” pitcher, touching on Feller’s post-war record of 98.6 MPH.
FASTBALL also features interviews with current and former players, remembering many stories and statistics surrounding some of the greatest moments in baseball history.
Here are the full list of those featured in the film:
Hall of Famers – Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Johnny Bench, George Brett, Bob Feller, Bob Gibson, Pat Gillick, Goose Gossage, Tony Gwynn, Doug Harvey, Walter Johnson, Al Kaline, Sandy Koufax, Joe Morgan, Nolan Ryan, Mike Schmidt.
Former Players – Derek Jeter, Steve Dalkowski.
Active Players – Aroldis Chapman, Bryce Harper, Craig Kimbrel, Andrew McCutchen, David Price, Justin Verlander.
FASTBALL is set to hit theaters tomorrow, Friday March 25th, and can be watched in Cleveland at the Cedar Lee Theatre in Cleveland Heights.
-TribeVibe contributor Missy Perez