Crash is an aging minor league ball player, brought up from another team to mature a young pitcher with maturity problems. Both of them become involved with Ann, a baseball groupie with her own perspective on the game.Written by
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After an opposing batter tees off on a pitch, the ball is clearly visible in Crash's glove See more »
I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. You see, there's ...
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I guess this film may be of interest to Baseball fans, but believe me to anyone else who doesn't follow baseball (and that probably includes 99% of my fellow Brits) this film is one big yawn from start to finish.
I can't believe it has scored so well on IMDB. The only thing I can assume I'm missing is something to do with baseball.
Even films I don't like I can usually find something positive to say about them, but I cannot find a single redeeming feature about this movie. It sucks (as you guys in the US say).
Acting, storyline, characters, all complete rubbish. I wanted to turn it off after half an hour.
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