Members of the Navin Field Grounds Crew
at the DVD release party at Cinema Detroit
Director Jason Roche at the Capital City Film Festival in Lansing, MI.
Reporter Jorge Avellan of My 20 TV interviews director Jason Roche and Navin Field Grounds Crew founder Tom Derry.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
(Detroit) Stealing Home, the documentary about the dedicated volunteers who take care of the field at the old Tiger Stadium site, has been named winner of the "Best of the Festival" audience choice award at the inaugural Freep Film Festival. "I am shocked and humbled to hear that Stealing Home won," director Jason Roche said. "There were some other amazing films in the festival. I am very grateful that the audience enjoyed the story about the Navin Field Grounds Crew.
More than a dozen members of the Navin Field Grounds Crew along with former Detroit Tigers outfielder
Ike Blessitt attended the DVD release party for Stealing Home at Cinema Detroit, Detroit's independent theater, on November 5, 2014.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
(Detroit) Stealing Home and the Navin Field Grounds Crew are the subject of a great feature story on My20 Detroit.
Reporter Jorge Avellan came to the Corner to interview director Jason Roche and Navin Field Grounds Crew founder Tom Derry.
Monday, February 3, 2014
(Detroit) Stealing Home has been named the winner of the award for Best Documentary Feature at the Detroit Dreaming Film Festival for 2014. "This is an incredible honor. I'm thrilled that the audience responded so well to this great story," director Jason Roche said. "I am grateful that the Detroit Dreaming Film Festival included Stealing Home, and grateful that so many people braved the winter weather to fill the Matrix Theater to see the film."
Stealing Home star Dave Mesrey and director Jason Roche at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
(Detroit) ESPN's award-winning Grantland website has just posted a beautifully written feature about the Navin Field Grounds Crew. Author James Hughes met the grounds crew at the Freep Film Fest screening of Stealing Home. His article is part of Grantland's week-long series focusing on Detroit's proud sports heritage.
September 20, 2014
(Cooperstown, NY) Stealing Home was selected for the 9th annual Baseball Film Festival at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown. Navin Field Grounds Crew member Dave Mesrey joined Stealing Home director Jason Roche for a lively Q&A session with a full audience after the screening at the HOF's Bullpen Theater.
Thursday, April 11, 2014
(Lansing, MI) Stealing Home will be featured this Saturday, April 12, in the Capital City Film Festival in Lansing.
Director Jason Roche and members of the Navin Field Grounds Crew will be on hand to answer questions from the audience and from sports journalist, author, and radio host Jack Ebling. Showtime is 2pm at the Lansing Media Center.