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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 - pitcher, Boston Red Sox
Dave Lennon ...
Himself - sportswriter, Newsday (as David Lennon)
Jim Bouton ...
Himself - knuckleball pitcher 1962-70, 1978
Charles Hough ...
Himself - knuckleball pitcher 1970-1994 (as Charlie Hough)
Roger Angell ...
Himself - senior Editor, The New Yorker
Ben McGrath ...
Himself - writer, The New Yorker
Tony Massarotti ...
Himself - radio host, The Sports Hub
Ian Browne ...
Himself - writer, MLB.com
Roger Clemens ...
Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher (archive footage)
Cy Young ...
Himself - Major League Pitcher, 1890-1911 (archive footage)
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Himself - pitcher, N.Y. Mets
Anne Dickey ...
Herself - R.A.'s Wife
David Waldstein ...
Himself - Reporter, New York Times
Brian Costa ...
Himself - reporter, Wall Street Journal
Wayne Coffey ...
Himself - Writer, New York Daily News
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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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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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