Los Angeles, California: The Bad News Bears Field

Public baseball diamond that inspired a 1976 movie about a really bad kids' baseball team. Official sign notes its importance.

Address:
1411 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
West edge of the city. Entrance sign is on the west side of S. Sepulveda Blvd just north of its intersection with Ohio Ave.
Admission:
Free
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The Bad News Bears Field

The genesis for the 1976 screenplay of "The Bad News Bears" began on this baseball field. Although most of the baseball scenes were filmed in Chatsworth, this is where the author of the script, Bill Lancaster, played little league baseball. Lancaster died in 1997. Some time after that, the park was named after his script: The Bad News Bears Field.

[Marc, 05/12/2015]

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