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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