For the love of the game is a 1999 sports drama that Kevin Costner stars in. A aging baseball player plays a perfect game and starts to think about his career and his unstable relationship with a girl. The Detroit Tigers play a season ending series against the New York Yankees. The team has already been eliminated from the series. The Tigers are playing because of pride. The Yankees have a chance if they win to clinch the American League East. This may be the most important twenty-four hours for the forty-year-old pitcher Billy Chapel, who is played by Kevin Costner. Billy is a famous pitcher who has had a losing record this season and is at the end of his career.