The Cast of ‘The Sandlot’ Reunited on the 25th Anniversary to Play a Little Baseball

There’s no arguing that ‘The Sandlot’ is the single greatest baseball (DARE I SAY “SPORTS”) movie of all time. It has plenty of actual baseball action, loads of nostalgia, millions of quotable lines, and some of the most memorable scenes from past quarter-century.

Which is probably why big-league teams are constantly reenacting parts of the movie.

First, the Yankees did it:

And then the Brewers killed it with their recent rendition (Christian Yelich looks *exactly* how I’d imagine an older Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez).

But earlier this week, the cast of ‘The Sandlot’ got together for the 25-year anniversary of the movie (has it seriously been that long?!) and you’ll want to see what everyone looks like now.

Believe me.

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