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Bullish on Durham

Jim Caple traveled to Durham, where the best sports movie ever was made, and found it's still a must-see for fans.

Updated: August 2, 2007, 4:25 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

DURHAM, N.C. -- The ballpark looks as if it's been empty since way back when Kevin Costner had real hair.

The team left more than a decade ago, the last camera crew even longer ago than that. The snorting bull and the outfield fence are long gone, as are the bleachers that once were filled to capacity with fans cheering louder than a Porsche 911 with a quadraphonic Blaupunkt. The paint is peeling. The gates are locked. And there's probably fungus in the showers, not just the shower shoes.

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