Clooney to direct baseball movie | Vic Slick |

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Actor George Clooney attends the premiere of “Gravity” at the AMC Lincoln Square Theaters on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Actor George Clooney along with Grant Heslov have teamed up to direct & produce a baseball themed story. The story is based on John Grisham’s novel of Calico Joe. Grisham’s novel is about a pitch thrown in 1973 that ended the career of a promising player, it’s influenced by the true story of Ray Chapman, a major league player killed by a pitch in 1920’s. Read more here.

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