Angels in the Outfield (1951) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice of an angel promising him help for the team if he will mend his ways. As he does so, an orphan girl who is a Pirates fan and has been praying for the team begins noticing angels on the ballfield. Sure enough, the Pirates start winning, and McGovern tries to turn his life around. But can he keep his temper long enough for the Pirates to win the NL pennant?

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A delightful story of love and forgiveness in the same vein of "Miracle on 34th Street" with the same charm as "Field of Dreams." The movie highlights the fact that young children have more understanding of the spiritual side of life than adults...

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