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)