Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing, and soon he's part of the local baseball buddies. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the desirous lifeguard at the local pool, the snooty rival ball team, and the travelling fair. Beyond the fence at the back of the sandlot menaces a legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast, and the kids inevitably must deal with him. Written by
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The adventure of a lifetime, the summer of their dreams...the dog of their nightmares
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Did You Know?
The film is set in southern California, but filmed in northern Utah (in the suburban area around Salt Lake City.) There are several goofs throughout the movie that point this out, the most glaring of which being a Romney sign (see Trivia), and the appearance of Vincent Drug, which is a family-owned business in Midvale, Utah (a Salt Lake suburb.) See more
Hamilton "the Babe" Porter. "Long Ball" Porter. Come on DeNunez.
[Points to center field like Babe Ruth. Everyone laughs
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Original Music and Lyrics by Solomon Linda
Adapted and arranged bv Hugo Peretti
, Luigi Creatore
, George David Weiss
and Albert Stanton
Performed by The Tokens See more