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Film: The Walk of Life

Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room B
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Sunday, 2/23/2020
1:00 - 3:30

Award winning documentary filmmaker Jon Leonoudakis returns to the San Francisco Public Library to present a collection of his original short films about some of the greatest players in baseball history: Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth, Stan Musial, Monte Irvin, Ernie Banks and Jim "Mudcat" Grant. The eclectic presentation includes a film about Texas Ranger bench coach Buechele and a poignant film about San Francisco Giants pitcher Jack Sanford experiencing a bitter 1-0 defeat to lose Game 7 of the 1962 World Series.

Films to see:

He Saw them Play: Willie, Mickey & the Babe

Song of the Bench Coach

Remembering Ernie Banks

Mudcat Grant: Baseball and Vietnam

Playdate: Monte Irvin and the Kids

Stan Musial's Last Game

Tension and Torment: Game 7 of the 1962 World Series

Q&A will follow the film.

Co-sponsored by the Lefty O'Doul Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)