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Knuckleball! (2012)

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A documentary that showcases baseball's most unpredictable pitch.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Himself
Dave Lennon ...
Sportswriter, Newsday
Roger Angell ...
Senior Editor, The New Yorker
Ben McGrath ...
Writer - The New Yorker
Tony Massarotti ...
Radio Host
Ian Browne ...
Himself - Writer, MLB.com
Anne Dickey ...
R.A.'s Wife
David Waldstein ...
Reporter, New York Times
Brian Costa ...
Reporter, Wall Street Journal
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New York Yankee
Carlos Beltran ...
Himself
Gary Sheffield ...
Himself
Rod Delmonico ...
Head Coach, Tennessee Volunteers
Wilbur Wood ...
Knuckleball Pitcher, 1961-78
Tom Candiotti ...
Knuckleball Pitcher, 1983-99
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A documentary that showcases baseball's most unpredictable pitch.

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To gain power you must first give up control.

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Written by Darren Glover, Darcy Yates, Chris Henry, and Afie Jurvanen
Performed by Flash Lightnin'
Courtesy of Songs for Film and TV obo Pheromone Records
Published by Atomic Boogie Music (SOCAN)
By arrangement with Songs for Film and TV
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Beautiful Story Telling
27 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Was lucky enough to catch this at the world premier free screening at the Tribeca Film Festival last Saturday.

Really enjoyed its interesting and heart warming story telling about the rare baseball bread of the knuckleball pitcher. Both looking back and looking forward the film brought the story of this select band of pitchers beautifully to the screen.

R.A Dickey... such a class guy and there is something quite touching that he is the only knuckleballer left in the MLB. And you couldn't wish for a better champion of the 'freak' pitch.

Would happily watch it again. Congrats to all those involved.


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