Book ‘The Church of Baseball’ by Ron Shelton

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The Making of Bull Durham: Home Runs, Bad Calls, Crazy Fights, Big Swings, and a Hit
From the award-winning screenwriter and director of cult classic Bull Durham, the extremely entertaining behind-the-scenes story of the making of the film, and an insightful primer on the art and business of moviemaking. “This book tells you how to make a movie — the whole nine innings of it — out of nothing but sheer will.” — Tony Gilroy, writer/director of Michael Clayton and The Bourne Legacy. “The only church that truly feeds the soul, day in, day out, is the church of baseball.” — Annie in Bull Durham. Bull Durham, the breakthrough 1988 film about a minor league baseball team, is widely revered as the best sports movie of all time. But back in 1987, Ron Shelton was a first-time director and no one was willing to finance...
Publisher: Knopf (July 5, 2022)  Pages: 256 pages  ISBN-10: 059331977X  ISBN-13: 978-0593319772  ASIN:‎ B09HTFQFJP

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About the author: RON SHELTON‘s Bull Durham launched a writing-directing career that includes White Men Can’t JumpBlaze (1989), Cobb, and Tin Cup, among other films. He also directed Jordan Rides the Bus, a documentary about Michael Jordan’s year in the minor leagues. A former professional baseball player, he holds degrees from Westmont College and the University of Arizona. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his family.