Cubs film about dreams
BY ELLIOTT HARRIS firstname.lastname@example.org July 13, 2011 10:20PM
Updated: July 28, 2011 1:49PM
It might be . . . it could be . . .
Another Cubs movie? Yes. But not just another Cubs movie.
Tim Sheridan — the public-address announcer at HoHoKam Stadium in Mesa, Ariz., where the Cubs play their home exhibition games — is hoping to complete his film “Boys of Spring.”
“Intended to come out in January at Cubs Convention if all goes right,” he told Quick Hits on Wednesday during a visit with the HoHoKams on their annual business trip to Chicago.
Sheridan started his PA duties in 1984.
“That was a great spring start,” he said. “It hooked me into being a Cubs fan for life.”
And a chronicler of the Cubs, although his film extends beyond the playing field.
“I think this movie is a little more about life and its struggles to have your dreams fulfilled.”
To fulfill his dream of finishing the film, Sheridan (www.boysofspring.com) has partnered with Kickstarter.com to raise funds. That would seem an easier — and quicker — quest than the Cubs’ winning their first World Series since 1908.
“Perhaps there’s a certain amount of my Irish luck that this movie comes out next year,” Sheridan said. “Maybe it’ll bring the Cubs good luck.”