Genre: Comedy \ Family \ Fantasy \ Sport Age Rating: PG Rating: 6.0
 Rookie of the Year (1993) (View More Info)
IMDB User Ratings: 6.0 (23277 votes)
Rookie of the Year 1993 Cover
DirectorDaniel SternMusicBill Conti
Year 1993Runtime 1 Hour 43 Minutes
Country USAProduction Joan Aguado Jack Brodsky Robert Harper
IMDB Rating 6.0Language English
Genre Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport CastThomas Ian Nicholas , Gary Busey , Albert Hall
12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. Although he's close to his mother Mary, Henry hates Mary's latest boyfriend, Jack Bradfield. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in that arm heals too tightly, allowing Henry to throw pitches that are as fast as 103 mph. Henry is spotted at nearby Wrigley Field by Larry "Fish" Fisher, the general manager of the struggling Chicago Cubs, after Henry throws an opponent's home-run ball all the way from the outfield bleachers back to the catcher, and it seems that Henry may be the pitcher that team owner Bob Carson has been praying for. At first, Cubs manager Sal Martinella doesn't like Henry being on the team, but despite the rawness of his talent, Henry revives everyone's team spirit and reignites the enthusiasm of the fans. While money hungry Jack pulls strings behind the scenes to ...

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