'Sandlot' Cast Reunites on 'Today' in Honor of 25th Anniversary

Kenny Tucker
April 14, 2018

"Heroes get remembered. but legends never die!"

"It's been insane. I mean, [it] definitely gets you in places for free", Marty York, who played Alan "Yeah-Yeah" McClennan, told "Today".

See them all below, from left: Brandon Quintin Adams (Kenny DeNunez), Marty York (Alan "Yeah-Yeah" McClennan), Tom Guiry (Scotty Smalls), Victor Di Mattia (Timmy Timmons), Shane Obedzinski (Tommy "Repeat" Timmons), Chauncey Leopardi (Michael "Squints" Palledorous), Patrick Renna (Hamilton "Ham" Porter) and Grant Gelt (Bertram Weeks). -This morning, an epic #SANDLOT reunion, 25 years in the making!

To rejoice the 25th anniversary of The Sandlot, a lot of the movie's previously pint-sized stars reunited on the TODAY Present to speak about how the film has impacted their lives.

The Sandlot is a coming-of-age film about a team of boys who play baseball together one summer and find themselves in a serious jam when they lose a baseball signed by Babe Ruth to a massive, ferocious dog known as The Beast.

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For Evans, who also wrote and narrated The Sandlot, it was more than that.

"It's been insane, it definitely gets you in places for free", he joked, eliciting laughs from his co-stars.

But it surely's not simply on a regular basis individuals who nonetheless maintain the film in excessive regard - Main League Baseball gamers are among the many movie's largest followers. "I can't walk through a Las Vegas casino without someone shouting, 'Yeah-Yeah!'"

"The film was made with the same amount of love that people have for it, and it was the greatest summer of our lives", Evans says. You can check out The Sandlot reunion below, thanks to the Today Show Twitter account.

Chaucey Leopardi, who played Squints, said his own teen daughter "thinks I'm just kind of a dork".

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