"Are you crying? There's no crying! There's no crying in baseball," Tom Hanks said as Jimmy Dugan on the classic "A League of Their Own." The quote was rated 54 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest quotes of all time.
The All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League was founded in 1943, when many of the male players of were overseas fighting World War II. And Girl Scouts of Utah is partnering with Zions Bank for a 20th anniversary celebration of the hit movie from 1992 that told this story.
It's all going down when the Bees take on the Sacramento River Cats on Friday, July 27, where Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis will throw out the first pitch. After the game, fans will have the chance to watch a free outdoor screening of “A League of Their Own” at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Geena Davis, ball game, free movie. Sounds like lots of fun for a Friday night, right?
Spring Mobile Ballpark is located at 77 W. 1300 South, SLC