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Old 03-18-2013, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by DumpJerry View Post
Tbe shooting inspired a key plot point in The Naturdal. According to interviews of Malamud that I've read, the book, which inspired the movie, was inspired by the Black Sox Scandal, the character of Roy Hobbs being based loosely on Shoeless Joe Jackson.
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