Fans will cheer yet again when the girls of the Rockford Peaches take the field to celebrate the 20th anniversary of A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN, debuting on Blu-ray™ from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on October 16th – just one week before the 2012 World Series of Baseball.
This classic is based on the true story of the pioneering women who blazed the trail, both on the field and off, for generations of athletes to follow. The delightful sports tale, which taught America “there’s no crying in baseball,” was directed by Penny Marshall (Awakenings, Big). The film stars Tom Hanks (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Da Vinci Code), as Jimmy Dugan, a has-been pro who leads teammates Mae, Dottie, Doris and Kit into the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) World Series. Academy Award© winner Geena Davis (Best Actress in a Supporting Role, The Accidental Tourist, 1987), Madonna (Die Another Day, Evita), Lori Petty (Poetic Justice, Free Willy) and Rosie O’Donnell (TV’s “Nip/Tuck,” “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”) are the key ball players...
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