Who Watches the Watchmen?: Casting the Movie, MLB Style

Posted: 22nd October 2009 by Lewie Pollis in MLB
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Everyone who has had the good fortune to read Alan Moore's "Watchmen" knows that it is one of the greatest literary works of all time. Entertainment Weekly called it the 13th-best book since 1983. Time Magazine called it one of the 100 best novels since 1923. "Watchmen" is the only comic to appear on either list. What makes "Watchmen" special is its incredibly complex characters. Most of the so-called superheroes have no actual powers. They are human, with regular human flaws and weaknesses, albeit somewhat exaggerated because of their circumstances. Luckily, Major League Baseball is filled with interesting characters who share many traits with the Crimebusters. Here's a look at how I would cast a baseball version of the "Watchmen" movie.Begin Slideshow ...

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