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The Final Season (2007)

PG | | 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.


(as David Mickey Evans)


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


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 October 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Final Season - Daran wirst du dich immer erinnern!  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


The state championship games were held in Marshalltown, not Cedar Rapids. This was one of the fictionalized elements of the movie. See more »


Polly Hudson: Baseball is not just for boys.
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References First Blood (1982) See more »


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One of the best baseball movies ever
26 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best baseball movies I have ever seen. It is not only very inspirational but heartwarming and asks a very personal question that we must all answer-"what do you want to be remembered for."

Kent Stock takes a very difficult situation of having to motivate the players of Norway High School with them facing their final season of the baseball program, let alone, the final year of their high school ever existing again, and motivates his players to play up to their best potential in capturing an astounding record 20th state championship in Iowa baseball.

This movie should be shown to every high school baseball team whether they be a large, medium, or small school, as well as shown to every coach, no matter what level of athletes they coach.

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