The 2013 MLB season is right around the corner. And just in time for the start of a brand new season, 20th Century Fox is set to release its classic baseball-centered coming-of-age story, The Sandlot in a special 20th Anniversary Blu-ray/DVD combo package. The new re-issue will be released Tuesday, March 26th. The movie features an all-star cast including: James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, and Karen Allen just to name a few cast members.
Along with the re-issue of this classic movie, Fox Home Entertainment will partner with Benny The Jet’s favorite shoe brand, PF Flyers for a very special one-of-a-kind promotion. The companies will release a limited run of “The Secret Weapon” the same day the movie hits stores. The shoes will be sold in a vintage 1960’s shoebox. The shoes won’t be all that fans get when they purchase a pair of PF Flyers. The box will also include a $3 Sandlot coupon with the shoes. And anyone who picks up the new 20th Anniversary edition of The Sandlot on Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will get a coupon for 10% off a pair of PF Flyers inside the box. More information on this special is available online at http://www.pfflyers.com.
The special limited run of PF Flyers is just one promotion being put on by FHE along with the classic movie’s re-issue. FHE is also partnering with Major League Baseball and the Fox Sports Networks for what is being dubbed the “Sandlot Baseball Field Program.” The program’s aim is to renovate baseball fields across the country so that baseball lovers the nation over can have a “Sandlot” of their own in their own backyards. And many of the nation’s Major and Minor league baseball parks will present screenings of The Sandlot with Director, Writer and Narrator, David Mickey Evans. A full schedule of screenings is listed below.
(*Subject to Change)
ARM & HAMMER Park, home of the Trenton Thunder (Trenton, New Jersey) – 4/13/13
Fluor Field at the West End, home of the Greenville Drive (Greenville, South Carolina) – 4/19/13
Arvest Ballpark, home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Springdale, Arkansas) – 4/21/13
Rangers Ballpark, home of the Texas Rangers (Arlington, Texas) – 5/11/13
Tucson Padres at Kino Stadium (Tucson, Arizona) – 5/18/13
Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals (St. Louis, Missouri) – Date to be announced
Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – Date to be announced
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, home of the Oklahoma City RedHawks (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) – 6/1/13
AutoZone Park, home of the Memphis Redbirds (Memphis, Tennessee) – 6/15/13
Steinbrenner Field, home of the Tampa Yankees (Tampa, Florida) – 6/22/13
Dell Diamond, home of the Round Rock Express (Round Rock, Texas) – 6/25/13
Whataburger Field, home of the Corpus Christi Hooks (Corpus Christi, Texas) – 6/29/13
Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo Mud Hens (Toledo, Ohio) – 7/5/13
Classic Park, home of the Lake County Captains (Eastlake, Ohio) – 7/12/13
CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home of the Kansas City T-Bones (Kansas City, Kansas) – 7/26/13
Security Service Field, home of the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Colorado Springs, Colorado) – 8/2/13
Fifth Third Field, home of the Dayton Dragons (Dayton, Ohio) – 8/10/13
Werner Park, home of the Omaha Storm Chasers (Omaha, Nebraska) – 8/17/13
The Epicenter, home of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Rancho Cucamonga, California) – 8/30/13
Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves (Lawrenceville, Georgia) – 9/21/13
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