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Former DiamondDawgs Appear on Silver Screen

Jack Morrow is congratulated by his teamamtes after hitting a home run against Glens Falls. Photo courtesy Little Falls Times/Jon Rathburn

Former Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs Jack Morrow (Young Harris) and Tom Valichka (Young Harris) were part of a group of 20 Young Harris College baseball players to participate in the filming of the movie “Trouble with the Curve.”

From the Young Harris College press release...

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. –Twenty members of the Young Harris College baseball team participated in the filming of the movie "Trouble with the Curve", which opened in theaters nationwide Friday (Sept. 21).

Academy Award® winner Clint Eastwood, Oscar® nominee Amy Adams, and Justin Timberlake star in "Trouble with the Curve," which marks the feature film directorial debut of Eastwood's longtime producing partner Robert Lorenz. Several scenes were filmed on the YHC campus and around north Georgia.

YHC baseball players portrayed members of the Devils, a team which competed against the Grizzlys in the movie in the North Carolina high school state championship game. The Grizzlys featured a phenom (Bo Gentry) who was being considered for the MLB draft. One of the players on the Grizzlys was Ty Miller, who played for the Young Harris baseball team in 2005 and 2006.

To read the full release, click here.

Jack Morrow, a first baseman for the Dawgs, was a second team All-PGCBL selection in 2012. He tied for the league lead with eight home runs and finished fourth overall in runs batted in (39). Morrow hit .305 over 45 regular season games.

Tom Valichka, a middle infielder, appeared in 30 games and drove in 11 runs.



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