Fort Myers goes Major League

No, no, no. Major League Baseball isn’t going to expand to Fort Myers. The local minor league club, the Miracle, will have a Major League themed day coming Saturday. Major League as in the movie Major League.

Actor Corbin Bernsen, who played the role of Roger Dorn will make a special appearance at Hammond Stadium, home of the Fort Myers Miracle, as he will sign autographs and will pose for photos with fans.

Bernsen played character third baseman Roger Dorn in all three “Major League” movies. His acting career spans more than four decades and includes appearances in movies, sitcoms, dramas, soap operas and game shows. Bernsen, 64, also is known for his roles as divorce attorney Arnold Becker on the NBC drama series “L.A. Law” that ran eight seasons beginning in 1986.

The first 500 fans that pass the turn styles will receive a custom Roger Dorn jersey.

The 1989 movie “Major League” is a comedy on the fictionalized version of the Cleveland Indians. Bernsen starred in the two sequels, “Major League II” in 1994 and “Back to the Minors” in 1998 that did not enjoy the same box office success as the original that also co-starred Charlie Sheen and Tom Berenger.

Last season, the Fort Myers Miracle (A-Advanced, Florida State League) extended their Fort Myers MiraclePDC with the Minnesota Twins with four more years through 2022. The reigning Florida State League champion

Even though Wikipedia claims the team was founded in 1926 as the Fort Myers Palms, the team is continuously operating since 1962 as the Miami Marlins (1962-1970 and 1982-1988), the Miami Orioles (1971-1981) and the Miami Miracle (1989-1991) before the club moved to Fort Myers in 1992 as the Florida Marlins made its appearance in Miami.

Under the various monikers, the team won the Florida State League championship in 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1978, 2014 and 2018.


Irish American Baseball Society

Baseball from a Dutch point of view since 2014

Maritime Pro Ball

Blog advocating bringing minor league ball to the Maritime Provinces!

D-Backs Europe

Een kijk op de MLB met een vleugje Arizona Diamondbacks

Milujeme Baseball

Nejlepší český web o baseballu

Dutch Baseball Hangout

Baseball from a Dutch point of view since 2014


Follow my trip in the USA during the 2016 summer!

Honkbal Op Zolder

Blog over bijzaken in Major League Baseball

The Ball Caps Blog

Baseball caps and beyond

The Negro Leagues Up Close

A blog about a century of African-American baseball history

Baseball History Daily

Heroes, Villains, Oddities and Minutia--The Forgotten History of the National Pastime

The Midwest League Traveler

Traveling & writing about the Midwest League, past & present, since 2011

Ben's Biz Blog

The Greatest Minor League Baseball Blog of All Time

B3: Big, Bald and Beautiful

Your guide to all things prospect, courtesy of Jonathan Mayo

Universo Béisbol

Hagamos del béisbol un deporte más universal.

%d bloggers like this: