On Mother's Day, several members of the cast of "A League of Their Own" reunited for a game of softball at the Bentonville Film Festival in Bentonville, Arkansas — 24 years after the original film was released.
Star Geena Davis (who played Dottie Hinson) joined Tracy Reiner ("Betty Spaghetti" Horn), Anne Ramsay (Helen Haley), Freddie Simpson (Ellen Sue Gotlander), Megan Cavanaugh (Marla Hooch) and Patti Pelton (Marbleann Wilkenson) to step up to the plate for the special game.
Gina Casey, a former member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, threw out the first pitch.
The 1992 film, which also starred Tom Hanks, told the story of the Rockford Peaches, which was one of several teams that provided Americans with ballgames (and short-skirted players) during World War II when many male players were overseas fighting.
Alas, fellow stars Lori Petti (Kit Keller), Rosie O'Donnell (Doris Murphy) and Madonna (Mae "All the Way" Mordabito) couldn't make it.
Davis co-founded the Bentonville Film Festival, now in its second year, in order to showcase female voices in media. She also corralled several of her former teammates last year.
"This event was so popular last year that we decided to do it again," the 60-year-old actress noted on the festival's website. "I'm so thrilled to have six of my Rockford Peaches cast mates attending the game this year."
We sure think they scored a home run!
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