World Series 2022: ‘Top Gun’ star Miles Teller jokes he’ll quit acting to play for the Phillies


Miles Teller isn’t ruling out a career in professional baseball.

After the Philadelphia Phillies clinched a berth in the 2022 World Series, the ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ star said he would consider changing jobs.

When asked if he would quit his acting career to play for the Phillies, Teller replied, “It’s tough.”

After the Philadelphia Phillies clinched a berth in the 2022 World Series, the ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ star said he would consider changing jobs.
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The actor said he would put his job on hold “for now” to join the team.

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The actor was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport with his wife Keleigh Sperry wearing red to show his support for the Phillies. They both wore Phillies hats before Game 1 of the World Series on Friday night.

When asked if Major League Baseball had contacted Teller to throw out a first pitch, Tell replied, “We’ll see, you gotta watch,” before walking towards a car.

Teller was born in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, and was thrilled when the Phillies earned a spot in the World Series.

He celebrated by knocking down shots at Angelo’s Pizzeria in South Philly, according to video that surfaced online.

The actor attended several Phillies games throughout the season, including Game 4 of the NLCS against the San Diego Padres at Citizen Bank Park last week.

Actor Miles Teller cheers for the Philadelphia Phillies during Game 5 of the National League Championship Series against the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park on October 23, 2022 in Philadelphia.

Actor Miles Teller cheers for the Philadelphia Phillies during Game 5 of the National League Championship Series against the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park on October 23, 2022 in Philadelphia.
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The ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ star attended Game 5 of the NLCS with his wife. She shared a photo of the two on her Instagram after the Phillies picked up the win.

“A bit of the World Series stuff,” Sperry captioned the photo.

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Miles Teller cheers on the field between the fifth and sixth innings during Game 5 of the NLCS between the San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday October 23, 2022 in Philadelphia.

Miles Teller cheers on the field between the fifth and sixth innings during Game 5 of the NLCS between the San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday October 23, 2022 in Philadelphia.
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Prior to the game, Teller called himself the team’s “lucky charm” during a brief interview with NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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Actor Miles Teller, center, reacts during the seventh inning between the Philadelphia Phillies and the San Diego Padres in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 22, 2022 in Philadelphia.

Actor Miles Teller, center, reacts during the seventh inning between the Philadelphia Phillies and the San Diego Padres in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 22, 2022 in Philadelphia.
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The Phillies beat the San Diego Padres in five games to earn an appearance in the Fall Classic.

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The Phillies are in Houston for Game 1 of the World Series against the Astros on Friday.

Fox News Digital Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.




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