Sunday, July 21, 2013

100 Words: The Sandlot


This summer marks the twentieth anniversary of one of the greatest movies of all time -- The Sandlot.


The Sandlot was filmed in the Salt Lake area, and tells the story of a group of boys whose love of baseball follows them through their early years, and ties them together, in a tight grip of friendship.


Except for the baseball angle, this is my story.


I grew up in a neighborhood of good friends, bonded by adventure and imagination and Saturday afternoons, and long summer evenings.


The Sandlot is not how my childhood was, but it is how I remember it.

2 comments:

{krista} said...

We watched this movie so many times when my son was little (it began his great career of speaking in movie quotes - not necessarily the best movie you want a five year old to quote constantly), we completely wore out the VHS tape.

Best movie ever.

kelley jensen said...

yeah, the sandlot is pretty much the best movie ever. We played baseball (and other sports) in the hayfield next door. Being a kid is great.