Virgil Sweet is on the verge of losing his job as a talent scout with the California Angels when he discovers Sammy Bodeen, a country boy with no pro ball experience, but with a pitching arm no one has seen the like of. Money-hungry owners want to make a quick buck while Sammy just wants to play ball. Virgil finds himself caught in the middle. Written by
Some men are born with a gift, and some are born to discover it.
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"Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu"
Written by Huey P. Smith
Performed by Johnny Rivers See more