Brad Pitt Tells Sports Illustrated He Knows Nothing About Baseball

Posted on September 19, 2011

Brad Pitt Sports Illustrated Cover for Moneyball

Brad Pitt covers Sports Illustrated wearing an Oakland A's cap for his upcoming baseball film, Moneyball, which arrives in theaters on September 23. Pitt confessed to the sports magazine that he knows very little about baseball.

Pitt says, "It's shameful how little I know about baseball ... I'm amazed they let me do this movie."

Pitt also said, "Baseball and I didn't get along that well. I wrestled one year [in high school]. I dove one year. Everything but baseball"

The issue of Sports Illustrated with Pitt on the cover arrives on newsstands on Wednesday.

Photo: Sports Illustrated