23 years ago, director David Mickey Evans co-wrote, directed, and narrated what would become one of the most beloved coming-of-age stories of all time. Set during the carefree summer of 1962, The Sandlot features a group of friends who spend their days playing baseball in an old neighborhood backlot. The movie has maintained a strong cult following for more than two decades, spawning memorable characters, and one of the most often used catch-phrases in recent memory. To help take you back to that golden summer and make you just a bit nostalgic for baseball as we all prepare for a historic World Series, here are nine behind-the-scenes facts about The Sandlot.
The No Tongue Rule And Other Facts About ‘The Sandlot’