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What a load of 'Bull'

How does a movie about minor league baseball turn into a statement on patriotism? Page 2's Jim Caple is here to investigate.

Updated: April 14, 2003, 4:30 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2 columnist

Just when it seemed that there could be no bigger horses asses in sports than America's favorite couple in Augusta, along comes Dale Petroskey.

In case you missed it, the Baseball Hall of Fame president just cancelled a celebration that would have honored the movie "Bull Durham" due to anti-war statements made by two of the movie's stars, Susan Sarandan and Timothy Robbins.

You know what this means don't you? That's right. The Cooperstown salute to Michael ...

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How does a movie about minor league baseball turn into a statement on patriotism? Page 2's Jim Caple is here to investigate.