VIDEO: Kevin Costner takes BP at Indians Progressive Field, talks Tribe

Kevin Costner has always been known as a baseball fan and advocate, with movies like Field of Dreams, Bull Durham, and For Love of the Game.  The Hollywood legend took an opportunity to take batting practice at the Cleveland Indians Progressive Field on Sunday, on a break for filming another sports movie in town.  Watch as Costner sends a few ropes to left field, defying his 58 years of age (courtesy MLB via YouTube):

He also talked about his ties to the Tribe and his confidence in the Erie Warriors overtaking the defending American League Champion Detroit Tigers (courtesy Cleveland.com)

Costner also stopped in the Fox Sports Ohio broadcast booth for more discussion.

The film for which he is in town, titled “Draft Day,” casts him as the owner of the Cleveland Browns and costars Jennifer Garner and Sam Elliott, scheduled for release in 2014.

-David Whitlock (@lhd_on_sports)

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