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The Comeback Kid (1980)

A down and out former minor league ballplayer finds romance and a renewed zest for life when he takes a job coaching a group of underprivileged kids.

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Bubba Newman
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Michael
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Paul
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Chuck
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Tank
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A down and out former minor league ballplayer finds romance and a renewed zest for life when he takes a job coaching a group of underprivileged kids. Written by The Comeback Kid

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11 April 1980 (USA)  »

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El regreso del hijo pródigo  »

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A MOVING STORY JOHN RITTER WAS GREAT
17 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Angie McCright was outstanding as little Lisa my favorite line would have to be "Are we still gonna have the track meet" A must see for any comedy fan.This movie is a great example of how John Ritter can make any kind of movie enjoyable.


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