WUSTL summer film series showcases lighter side of baseball

A hilarious selection of free films celebrating baseball are being shown weekly on the Washington University in St. Louis campus. The “Summer Film Series 2012: Play Ball!” is open to the public.

All screenings are at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in air-conditioned Busch Hall Auditorium, Room 100. Free popcorn will be served.

The series lineup:

June 28 — The Sandlot (1993), 101 min., rated PG.

July 12 — A League of Their Own (1992), 121 min., rated PG.

July 18 — Major League (1989), 107 min., rated R.

July 26 — YMCA Baseball Team (2002), 104 min., not rated.

The series is sponsored by University College in Arts & Sciences and the Summer School of Washington University.

For more information, call (314) 935-6720.