4th of July VIDEO: Night baseball under fireworks on 'The Sandlot'

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Independence Day, aka the Fourth of July, is perhaps the best American holiday there is (it would get my vote). Good ol' Americans everywhere are getting their eat on and drink on while bracing for some excellent fireworks displays this evening.

And in that spirit, we bring a clip from one of the best baseball movies ever made, The Sandlot.

So good. Bonus points for Ray Charles with possibly the best version of America the Beautiful ever. And Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez going yard off Kenny DeNunez under the fireworks. I could watch this forever.

Have a great fourth, fellow Americans.

Hat-tip: MLB Fan Cave

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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last six World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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