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The Baseball Star from Bingville (1911)

Bim McGuffey has made a hit with his hometown scrub mine, when he is discovered by a "scout" for one of the teams of the National League. Immediately he is offered a contract and told to ... See full summary »

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Bim McGuffey has made a hit with his hometown scrub mine, when he is discovered by a "scout" for one of the teams of the National League. Immediately he is offered a contract and told to appear at the office of the city league, where his fame as a batter has preceded him. Leaving his hometown with the congratulations of all the citizens, he appears on the big league field next day for practice. Here it is found that while he is a good batter he is too fat to run and is told that if he will go out and work off his superfluous flesh there will be some hopes for him. With waning hope, he visits a specialist, who recommends a series of steam baths. Bim is put in one of the baths and told to ring the bell if the room is too bot. A few minutes later, when the doctor is absorbed in other affairs, he is visited by a friend, who has tickets to the ball game. The doctor forgets about Bim in the steam room and the two hurry to catch a car for the ball park. The scenes which follow alternate ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 June 1911 (USA)  »

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