Pitcher-Turned-Movie Producer Mark Ciardi

Tuesday, March 24th

What are some of your favorite sports movies? "Miracle"? "The Rookie"? "Invincible"? Did you know that the same man in Hollywood is responsible for making them all and several others?

On this episode of “30 With Murti,” a conversation with Mark Ciardi, a former major league pitcher turned movie producer. And his specialty has been making some of the best and most inspirational sports movies of the past two decades.

Ciardi shares his thoughts on the magic of sports movies, including the stories behind the ones he’s helped make. Ciardi also shares memories of his one month in the major leagues when he was part of the Milwaukee Brewers record-setting streak of 13 straight wins to start the 1987 season.