Justin Lin to Produce Adaptation of Doc ‘Battered Bastards of Baseball’

Justin Lin Battered Bastards of Baseball
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Justin Lin has acquired remake rights to the documentary “Battered Bastards of Baseball” that Todd Field is in talks to write and direct.

Lin will self-finance and produce the pic through his Perfect Storm banner.

The docu follows Bing Russell who in 1973 created the only independent baseball team in America at the time, the Portland Mavericks.

Lin is repped by CAA and Cinetic Management. Field is repped by CAA.

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  1. jim swanson says:

    This is Great! Thank you for doing this for my past boss,BING!! I played on the mav’s 75-77, I am the left handed catcher, swannie-jim swanson. You can call me anytime, I have alot of real stories to tell you about this team!!, ( since I was in most of them.) Bing Russell will always be a big part of my life! Thanks again for doing this movie, it will be great. swannie. 206-790-9195

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