Top 5 Fictional Pitchers in Your Favorite Baseball Movies

Posted on September 23, 2020

Instead of talking about how the Philadelphia Phillies god-awful bullpen blew another game this season, we thought we would lighten the mood a bit with an always-fun top 5 post. This historically bad bullpen actually got us thinking about what fictional baseball pitchers from the movies we would love to add to the 2020 Phillies pitching staff.

There have certainly been some greats along the way, but here is our (then vs now) list of the best fictional pitchers in some of our favorite baseball movies.

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Top 5 Fictional Pitchers In Baseball Movies

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Movie: Bad News Bears 1977

Character: Amanda Whurlizer

Actress: Tatum O’Neal






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Movie: Bill Durham 1988

Character: Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh

Actress: Tim Robbins





best fictional pitchers in baseball movies


Movie: A League Of Their Own 1992

Character: Kit Keller

Actress: Lori Petty





best fictional pitchers in baseball movies


Movie: Rookie Of The Year 1993

Character: Chet “Rocket” Steadman

Actress: Gary Busey




best fictional pitchers in movies


Movie: Major League 1 & 2 1989/1994

Character: Ricky ‘Wild Thing’ Vaughn

Actress: Charlie Sheen






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