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Let Me 'Show' You The Way

In the 1988 film Bull Durham, Hollywood introduced us to the storyline of a journeyman catcher played by Kevin Costner, assigned to the minor leagues in the hopes of grooming a rising young pitching prospect on his way to 'The Show.'

The flick has become a baseball staple, and you couldn't help but think back to its memorable quotes and plot twists as Mike DiFelice walked into a cramped Double-A clubhouse in Binghamton, N.Y. in early June. DiFelice knew what the Mets were asking of him; he'd be their Crash Davis, helping groom first-round draft pick Mike Pelfrey for a first taste of the big leagues that would come within a... Recommended Stories