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 <email@example.com>
A piece of paradise a half block wide and a whole summer long.
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Did You Know?
For most of the filming the days were very hot, however during the filming of the pool scene it was overcast and the water was 56 degrees. All the kids were extremely cold, and can be seen shivering. See more
When the adult Benny steals home to win a game for the Dodgers, watch the monitor behind Scott Smalls in the broadcast booth. While Smalls is describing what is happening, the monitor shows Benny sliding safely across home plate (at around 1h 35 mins). See more
You were all leaving, so I thought I'd hop the...
If you'da been thinkin you wouldn't 'a thought that.
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Original Music and Lyrics by Solomon Linda
Adapted and arranged by Hugo Peretti
, Luigi Creatore
, George David Weiss
and Albert Stanton
Performed by The Tokens See more