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Genre Comedy
Running Time 103 min
MPAA rating PG
Release Date Jul 7, 1993
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Rookie of the Year

A freak accident causes 12-year-old Little League player Henry (Thomas Ian Nicholas) to become such a powerful and accurate pitcher that the Chicago Cubs sign the junior high student to a contract. Unprepared for such a high-pressure environment, Henry falters until aging fastballer Chet Steadman (Gary Busey) takes him under his wing and teaches him how to play in the big leagues. Meanwhile, his mother's venal boyfriend (Bruce Altman) tries to sell Henry's contract to a hated opposing team.

Starring
Thomas Ian Nicholas Henry Rowengartner
Gary Busey Chet Steadman
Albert Hall Chet Steadman
Amy Morton Mary Rowengartner
Dan Hedaya Larry Fisher/Fish
Bruce Altman Jack Bradfield
Eddie Bracken Bob Carson
Daniel Stern Phil Brickma
Robert Gorman Clark

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