We usually wait until opening day to pull this clip out. But because we’re about to embark upon the longest week of the year–one torturous week until Opening Day–I’m rolling with it right here and now. Because I need a little of this magic as I drag my ass out of bed and stare out into a gray, rainy Monday.

And if you’ve ever wondered what Siskel and Ebert had to say about this film back in the day, dig this:

I heard Roger Ebert. Man clearly loves his baseball like he loves his Hostess snacks.