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A Mile in His Shoes -- Thomas Kinkade Presents...The story of Mickey Tussler, a young man with a type of autism who is recruited by a passionate coach to pitch for his minor league team.  His team is starting another losing season and  the coach is getting pressured by the team's owner to start winning games.
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Release Date:
5 September 2011 (USA) See more »
Mickey Tussler, an autistic pitcher, joins a minor-league baseball team and has a profound effect on the team and manager Arthur "Murph" Murphy over the course of a season. | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Luke Schroder ... Mickey Tussler

Dean Cain ... Arthur 'Murph' Murphy

George Canyon ... Clarence

Chilton Crane ... Mrs. Tussler

Jarod Joseph ... Pee Wee

Jesse Hutch ... George 'Lefty' Rogers

Andrew Wheeler ... Warren Dennison

Jaren Brandt Bartlett ... Raymond 'Boxcar' Miller

Anna Mae Wills ... Laney (as Anna Mae Routledge)

Matthew Robert Kelly ... Chip McNally (as Matt Kelly)

Lee Tichon ... Rocco Hightower
Kenneth W. Yanko ... Sheriff Billings

Paul Jarrett ... Pastor Bob

John Stewart ... Umpire
Luke A. Jackson ... Fan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shannon White ... Fan
Peter Brown ... Baseball Fan (uncredited)

Directed by
William Dear 
Writing credits
Jason Koornick (screenplay)

Frank Nappi  story and idea

Produced by
Tara Cowell-Plain .... executive producer
Dureyshevar .... executive producer
Jason Koornick .... executive producer
Jack Nasser .... producer
Joseph Nasser .... executive producer
Dan Spilo .... executive producer
Danny Webber .... executive producer
Original Music by
Stu Goldberg 
Cinematography by
C. Kim Miles (director of photography)
Film Editing by
James Ilecic 
Casting by
Judy Lee 
Production Design by
Brian Davie 
Set Decoration by
Jennifer Adermann 
La Vonne Girard 
Makeup Department
Candice Stafford .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Tara Cowell-Plain .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Bendner .... additional assistant director: background coordinator
Marian Koprada .... third assistant director
Troy Scott .... second assistant director
Scooby Vincent .... trainee assistant director
Patrick Weir .... first assistant director
Art Department
Clive Edwards .... property master
Sound Department
Brian Campbell .... dialogue editor
Jay Cheetham .... backgrounds editor
Dario DiSanto .... foley editor
Chris Gilling .... sound effects editor
Greg Hannas .... boom operator
Eric Lamontagne .... sound mixer
Richard B. Larimore .... adr
Special Effects by
Martin Testa .... special effects assistant
Visual Effects by
Oliver Dear .... visual effects
Jack McAllan .... digital compositor (as Madeleine McAllan)
Brett Chan .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Luke Barlow .... second assistant camera
Rob Cotroneo .... best boy electrics
David Dolsen .... still photographer
Alex Godfrey .... key grip
Alex Goldie .... trainee
Shannon Kohli .... camera operator
Adrian Konstant .... second assistant camera
Jim Malmgren .... electrician
Ted Overton .... first assistant camera
Rory Soderman .... gaffer
Casting Department
Drew Pollins .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charron Hume .... costume supervisor
Charron Hume .... set costumer
Debbie Tallman .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Barry Liu .... assistant editor
Ismael Ribeiro .... director of engineering
Alissa Roode .... colorist
Alissa Roode .... on-line editor
Transportation Department
Ben Easterday .... driver: cast
Chris Farmer .... driver: cast
Angie Liebenberg .... driver: cast
Kent MacDonald .... transportation co-coordinator
Jordan MacKay .... unit driver
Rick MacKay .... transportation coordinator
Brian Mcrae .... driver
Mark Schmitke .... transportation co-captain
Ray Waechter .... transportation co-captain
Other crew
Gerry Calabrigo .... production assistant
Melyssa Rose Davies .... production coordinator (as Melyssa Rose)
Ian Doig .... animal coordinator
Jeannine Dupuy .... script supervisor
Trish Fell .... first-aid/craft service
Dion York Foley .... assistant to producers
Jonathan Fox .... location scout
Chris Holland .... production assistant
Krista Johnston .... clearances
Charles Kittson .... production assistant
Grace MacLeod .... animal trainer
John Mio .... assistant location manager
Elizabeth Mueller .... post production accountant
Tracey Renyard .... location manager
Danny Webber .... legal services
Patricia D. Williams .... production accountant

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Additional Details

Rated PG for some mild thematic elements
89 min

Did You Know?

This movie was filmed in canadaSee more »
Continuity: Before the last game, when the River Rats run through the tunnel towards field, Lefty, who is now on the Fargo Bullets, can be seen in his #7 River Rats jersey.See more »


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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
More Corn than Capra, 26 October 2011
Author: Havan_IronOak from NYC/FL

This family themed baseball story about a minor league pitcher with Aspergers syndrome is so heartfelt it hurts. The main characters are all likable and the villains are villainous.

The story has several "too sweet to be true" moments but overall it's fun to watch and you can't help but feel good doing so. It does get cornier than Capra ever did in spots but still...

It's interesting to see Dean Cain playing parts where he could have a grown son and his role choices indicate that he's aware of his appeal among the wholesome set.

Enjoy the good parts, ignore the bad and if it annoys you then watch something else.

This is based on a true story.

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