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The Winning Season (2004)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama, Family, Fantasy  |  4 April 2004 (USA)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Honus Wagner
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Joe Soshack
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Drama | Family | Fantasy | Sport

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Rated PG for mild language and some violence | See all certifications »
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The character of Mandy is fictional. Honus Wagners real wife was named Bessie Baine Smith. They dated for eight years before marrying in 1916. The movie takes place in 1909. See more »

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Supposedly in 1985, when young Joe does his home run, a modern-day White Buick Rendezvous can be seen parked in a driveway behind the field. See more »

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Honus Wagner: There ain't much to being a ballplayer, if you're a ballplayer.
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A boy gets to live his baseball fantasy
16 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are all sorts of problems with this movie, which I will leave for others to point out.

At its best, this movie tells a wonderful story, that of a little boy who loves baseball but isn't very good at it. He is granted an astounding opportunity, that he doesn't even ask for: he gets to play baseball with one of the early greats, Honus Wagner, against one of the early Satans - and greats - Ty Cobb. It is every little boy's fantasy, and he gets to live it.

The rest of the movie is sentimental, like a Hallmark Hall of Fame special. That's all very nice, of course.

But the little boy's fantasy, which will be understood by any man who has not grown so old as to have forgotten what it was like to be a little boy, is golden.

I have no idea if this movie has anything to say to women. Perhaps not. I've never been a woman, so I can't say.

But if you were ever a little boy and loved baseball, no matter how bad you were at it, this movie has a lot to say to you.


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