'The Sandlot' Cast Reunites 25 Years After Beloved Film's Release

Laverne Higgins
April 14, 2018

They say legends never die, proven by this reunion of the legendary cast of The Sandlot.

Marty York, the actor who played "Yeah-Yeah", admitted his role in "The Sandlot" has brought him enduring perks.

To rejoice the 25th anniversary of The Sandlot, a lot of the movie's previously pint-sized stars reunited on the TODAY Present to speak about how the film has impacted their lives. -This morning, an epic #SANDLOT reunion, 25 years in the making!

Even after more than two decades, the cast proved they're still on top of the game when they played baseball. Director David Mickey Evans said the most famous line in the movie, "You're killing me, Smalls", was totally improvised during the filming of the scene.

"It's been insane, it definitely gets you in places for free", he joked, eliciting laughs from his co-stars.

It wasn't only the cast who felt the movie's significance, Guiry added.

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York joked, "Can't walk through a Las Vegas casino without someone yelling, 'Yeah Yeah'".

Evans believes that the love that went into the movie is what makes it such an iconic movie and why people still love it today, after 25 years.

Chaucey Leopardi, who portrayed the lovable character Squints, said his own teen daughter 'thinks I'm just kind of a dork'.

While the stars never realized their Dodgers dreams in real life, their on-screen team spirit inspired many of today's Major League Baseball greats.

Patrick Renna, who played Ham, said he showed the film to his son for the first time, but "he's really big on 'Moana, '" unfortunately.

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