Mr. 3000 (film) A middle-aged, retired baseball star’s record of 3,000 career base hits is in jeopardy when three of those hits are disqualified. Reluctantly getting back into a Milwaukee Brewers uniform to pursue his goal, he rediscovers his love of the game, realizes the importance of teamwork and ethics, and, in the process, falls for a tough-minded sports reporter. A Touchstone Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment production. Released on September 17, 2004. Directed by Charles Stone III. Stars Bernie Mac (Stan Ross), Angela Bassett (Mo Simmons), Dondré T. Whitfield (Skillet), Evan Jones (Fryman), Michael Rispoli (Boca), Amaury Nolasco (Minadeo), Paul Sorvino (Gus Panas), Brian White (T-Rex Pennebaker), Ian Anthony Dale (Fukuda), Earl Billings (Lenny Koron), Chris Noth (Schembri). 103 min. The record of 3,000 career hits is so rare than only 25 men have ever achieved it. Released on video in 2005.