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Pastime (1990)

PG | | Drama, Sport | 23 August 1991 (USA)
Roy Dean Bream (Russ who co-starred on Boy Meets World) plays a veteran minor league hurler in 1957 tutoring young phenom fireballer Tyrone Debray (Plummer). This is Bull Durham taken ... See full summary »

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Ernie Banks ...
Steamer Fan
Ernie Lee Banks ...
Steamer Fan
Joey Banks ...
Slinding Base Runner
Mark Benedetto ...
Beaned Bomber
Susan Cash ...
Mrs. Laporte
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Pool Player
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Art
Bob Feller ...
VFW Man
Charles Fick ...
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John Homa ...
Frank
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Harmon Killebrew ...
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Roy Dean Bream (Russ who co-starred on Boy Meets World) plays a veteran minor league hurler in 1957 tutoring young phenom fireballer Tyrone Debray (Plummer). This is Bull Durham taken seriously with cameos by Bob Feller, Duke Snider, Ernie Banks, Don Newcombe, Bill Mazeroski and Harmon Killebrew. A solid performance by Russ and Plummer but script wears down at the end. Well worth seeing though. Written by sandlot3

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A story of a major miracle in the minor leagues.

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23 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Directorial debut for Robin B. Armstrong. See more »

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Early on in the movie the announcer says "Now batting for the Steamers #4", when the Steamers are in the field. See more »

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References The Cameraman (1928) See more »

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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Written by Wallis Willis
Sung by Jubilant Sykes
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a fine depiction
3 January 2001 | by (Gulfport, FL) – See all my reviews

One of the unheralded baseball movies of the early 90's , Pastime explores the elements of a 41 yr old pitcher named Roy. The strength of this movie is in the casting. Huss is awesome as Roy and really does an exemplary effort in making the viewing feel his love for the game. The actor that plays Tyrone (Glenn Plummer?) Also does a fine job in his role as a young, black upstart pitcher who is struggling with his career in baseball, fitting into society, and his friendship with Roy.

Surely, a fine baseball movie to watch, although not quite on the level with Soul of the Game or Bang the Drum Slowly, Pastime is worth your $1.. 7.8 out of 10


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