Alex and his father are Detroit Tigers Fans. The team is not doing well and Alex's favorite player "Billy Young" isn't either. The team's and Billy's luck turn around after Alex experiences a tragedy that hits close to home.

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Billy Young
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Alex
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Buddy
Bethany Carpenter ...
Mother
Lindsay Barr ...
Peanut Vendor
Dave Bokas ...
Crusty Man
Chris Bremer ...
Loud Kid
Katie Delozier ...
Little Girl
Jack Fish ...
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Noah Moazezi ...
Eddie
Gerald L. Monford ...
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Leon Smith ...
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Ralph Valatka ...
Hot Dog Vendor
Whit Vernon ...
Mr. Cullen
Von Washington ...
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Alex and his father are Detroit Tigers Fans. The team is not doing well and Alex's favorite player "Billy Young" isn't either. The team's and Billy's luck turn around after Alex experiences a tragedy that hits close to home. Alex begins visiting every Tigers home game and wishes hard while closing his eyes when Billy is at bat. Alex believes he is the reason the Tigers are winning home games, so he starts ditching school to ensure the W. Alex is detained by bullies at school for the pennant game. Will he make it in time or will the Tigers have to do it all on their own? Written by Nick Puzziferro

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Sometimes, there's courage in just believing.

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Great inspirational flick for kids...one to grow up with.
23 February 2004 | by (Yorktown, VA) – See all my reviews

I LOVED this movie when I was a kid! I grew up all over the world - dad was in the Air Force, but mom and dad were BOTH born and raised in Detroit so, naturally, I've been a Tigers fan since BIRTH! This movie is great - a must-see for Tiger fans - all 5 of us! Hehe...just kidding!


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