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The Final Season (2007)

 -  Drama | Sport  -  12 October 2007 (USA)
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Kent Stock disrupts his life to become coach of the Norway High School baseball team and try to lead them to victory.

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Principal Halbestrom
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Owen Patchen Evans ...
Owen - The Batboy
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Patrick Iverson
Nick Livingston ...
Kevin Stewart
Roscoe Myrick ...
Sammy Wilson
Alexander Roos ...
Steve Myers (as Alexander 'Sandy' Roos)
Jonathon Stoner ...
Jason Steffen
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Rob Schemmel ...
Gerry Spitz
Chris Olsen ...
Eddie Fitz
Ric Swann ...
KZIA Radio Announcer
Preston Boothe ...
Brent Fitz
Marshall Bell ...
Harvey Makepeace
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Storyline

True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill their former coach's shoes and that they can go out winners. In the summer of 1991 Norway High's baseball tradition ended on a triumphant but sombre note. Written by ackerfan

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How Do You Want To Be Remembered?

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Rated PG for language, thematic elements and some teen smoking | See all certifications »

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12 October 2007 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$664,351 (USA) (12 October 2007)

Gross:

$1,158,779 (USA) (22 November 2007)
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Trivia

The actual school the Norway merged to is Benton Community High school, located in Van Horne, IA. See more »

Goofs

They did not use double-bases at 1st base in 1991. It showed an out being made with the first baseman tagging 1st after a great defensive play in the championship game. See more »

Quotes

Kent Stock: Okay, its one and done, forever. South Clay is 31-8. The eight games they lost were when Reed Ellis wasn't in the rotation, he's pitching today. We all know he's being scouted by pro teams, but one player doesn't make a team.
[Sammy raises his hand]
Kent Stock: Sammy?
Sammy: He can if he throws 92 miles per hour coach.
Kent Stock: We win by playing Norway Baseball. 80% of this game is defense. We don't let anything out of the infield and we wait. Sooner or later, they'll make a mistake. Every person who's ever worn a Norway ...
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References First Blood (1982) See more »

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Big League
Performed by Tom Cochrane & Red Rider
Written by Tom Cochrane
Published by BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP) obo itself and Sky Is Falling Entertainment
Courtesy of EMI Music Canada and RCA Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Entertainment
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A Very Good Movie with a Lot Baseball Feeling
8 June 2008 | by (Dominican Republic) – See all my reviews

This is a Great Baseball Movie, and all peoples who have the sport of Baseball in their blood will love this film.

Passion, friendship, loyalty, family , all we have in this movie, but specially, a good feeling about baseball, the favorite pass time of all us.

I'm from Dominican Republic, where we live the baseball, and we are proud to have ball players like Albert Pujols, Pedro Martinez, Alex Rodriguez, Vladimir Guerrero, Sammy Sosa and others in the MLB, and like i said, we live the feeling and the passion of baseball.. Baseball it's so important to us, and with this movie, we can know the importance of something like that in a town and in our Life.

Baseball for much of us , the baseball fans, it's not only a sport, it's more than that, it's passion, it's feeling, It's Proud...

The movie have a very good acting and good script..

Playball!.....


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