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Catch the beloved 1992 sports comedy-drama “A League of Their Own”, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 15 for free at SPRINGfilm. A critical and commercial success, the film is a fictionalized account of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League – begun during World War II by Major League Baseball owners. Geena Davis stars as Dottie, who with her sister Kit (Lori Petty) are initial members of the Rockford Peaches, managed by Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks). Both the direction by Penny Marshall and the performance of the ensemble cast which included Rosie O’Donnell, Madonna, Jon Lovitz and David Strathairn was widely acclaimed, with Duggan’s quote “There’s no crying in baseball” ranked 54th in the American Film Institutes AFI’s 100 Years … 100 Movie Quotes List. SPRINGfilm is proudly shown for free at the Richard E. Wildish Community Theater.

Starring Geena Davis, Lori Petty and Tom Hanks, directed by Penny Marshall; 128 minutes; (1992).

SPRINGfilm continues at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2023, with a free showing of the animated classic “The Iron Giant” as part of the library’s Spring Break events.

SPRINGfilm is made possible by a partnership between the Springfield Public Library, the Springfield Public Library Foundation, Willamalane Parks and Recreation District and the Wildish Community Theater and is generously sponsored by Plank Town Brewing Company.

All events are free and open to the public.

What: SPRINGfilm: A League of Their Own (1992)

When: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Where: Richard E. Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main Street, Springfield, Oregon, 97477

Additional Information: Adult Services Librarian Mark Riddle, mriddle@springfield-or.gov, (541) 726-2238.

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