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>
A piece of paradise a half block wide and a whole summer long.
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Did You Know?
Mr. Mertle (James Earl Jones
) shows the boys a photo of himself with Babe Ruth
and Lou Gehrig
. Of course it is a retouched photo. Jones' head was put on the body of Hall Of Fame slugger Jimmie Foxx
who was the real player pictured with Ruth and Gehrig. The real photo can be seen in many baseball books. See more
When the boys are jumping out of the tree house before the vacuums blow up, Benny is seen (at around 1h 08 mins) jumping over Ham who is holding onto the ladder, then Ham lets go and falls off (at around 1h 08 mins). In the next shot (at around 1h 08 mins), however, Benny and Ham hit the ground at the same time even though Benny jumped off way before. See more
[In the tree house, telling the story of the mutant dog who lives next door
... after a while the cops started getting calls from people reporting all the missing thieves...
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