1999: For Love of the Game Features Detroit Tiger Pitcher

September 17, 2020 all-day

Released to theaters on September 17, 1999, For Love of the Game is an American sports drama film directed by Sam Raimi and written by Dana Stevens based on Michael Shaara‘s 1991 novel of the same title. Starring Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston, it follows the perfect game performance of an aging star baseball pitcher, Billy Chapel as he deals with the pressures of pitching in Yankee Stadium in the Bronx in his final outing by calming himself with memories about a long-term relationship with Jane Aubrey.

Source: For Love of the Game (film) Wikipedia Entry.