Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. Rodriguez, the neighborhood baseball guru, takes Smalls under his wing - soon he becomes part of the local baseball buddies. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the desirous lifeguard at the local pool, the snooty rival ball team, and the travelling fair. Beyond the fence at the back of the sandlot menaces a legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast, and the kids inevitably must deal with him.
They're more than a team. They're the best buddies in the entire history of the world.
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Did You Know?
The Vincent Drug store that is seen when Smalls first goes to the "Sandlot" was also used five years earlier in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
(1988) when Rachel and her friend take Jamie to pick out a costume. It was also used the next year in Halloween 5
(1989): The Revenge of Michael Myers in the scene where the Man in Black steps off a bus and makes his way through town. See more
Right after the first Wendy Peffercorn scene, when Squints and Yeah-Yeah are on the sandlot running towards the everyone else in the dugout, it's morning (at around 11 mins) with long shadows from left to right (from home to 1st base), but when they get to the dugout it's the afternoon (at around 29 mins) with shadows from right to left (from 1st base to home). See more
We all lived in the neighborhood for a couple of more years-mostly through junior high school-and every summer was great. But none of them ever came close to that first one. When one guy would move away, we never replaced him on the team with anyone else. We just kept the game going like he was still there.
The opening 20th Century Fox logo plays in complete silence. See more
Written by Chuck Río
Performed by The Champs
Courtesy of Masters International
By arrangement with Celebrity Licensing Inc. See more