The State | 07/22/2005 |
Posted on Fri, Jul. 22, 2005
By ROBERT W. BUTLER
The Kansas City Star
“You needn’t be a baseball fan to appreciate “Up for Grabs,” a subversive little documentary about the intersection of greed and America’s national pastime.
No, it’s not about the Yankees’ payroll.
On Oct. 7, 2001, San Francisco Giants power hitter Barry Bonds sent a ball soaring out of the stadium and onto an elevated pedestrian concourse above the outfield. Michael Wranovics’ film is the funny/sad tale of the fate of that ball.”