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Jon Hamm teams up with Casey Affleck for Sunday morning baseball clashes

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Apr 17, 2014 | 12:27pm EDT

Mad Men star Jon Hamm still dons his catcher's gear and plays baseball on Sunday mornings in a celebrity team headed by Casey Affleck. The actor was a top prospect before he turned his back on his favourite sport, but he still plays regularly on a league in the San Fernando Valley, California. He says, "And I'm good... I'm not (St. Louis Cardinals catcher) Yadier Molina behind the plate, but I can throw a ball to second on a rope (straight)." Hamm, who plays a baseball scout looking for talent in India in new film Million Dollar Arm, only wishes the games weren't so early on a Sunday: "They're always somewhere way the f**k out in the Valley, and you look around and it's like, all 11 of us (teammates) decided to show up here in the morning, hungover, still drunk, missing kids, pre-church, whatever. But we're all here, and it's pretty cool that we are."

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