Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. Rodriguez, the neighborhood baseball guru, takes Smalls under his wing - soon he becomes 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
They're more than a team. They're the best buddies in the entire history of the world.
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When the boys go to the sandlot a couple of days after their botched fair celebration, they walk past a 1963 Ford Futura despite taking place a year earlier. See more
I've been coming here every summer of my adult life, and every summer there she is oiling and lotioning, lotioning and oiling... smiling. I can't take this no more!
The opening 20th Century Fox logo plays in complete silence. See more
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
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Music See more