Gordon Bombay is forced to withdraw from the minor hockey league with a knee injury. Much to his surprise, he is given the job of coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games in ... See full summary »
When the owner of the Minnesota Twins dies suddenly, his will bequeaths the team to his grandson Billy, a devotee of baseball who, although only 12, has devoured voluminous lore, knows the team intimately, and has shown an uncanny sixth sense of what they need to improve. They hate their manager, so Billy quickly fires the SOB, winning their instant approval. However, this turns to dismay when he announces their new manager: Billy Heywood. How will Billy convince a gang of proud, tough men to stick around and take orders from a kid? On the other hand, what's to lose-- the team has nowhere to go but up.Written by
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Scott Patterson, who played Twins Pitcher Mike McGrevey, had actually been a professional baseball player, pitching on the Minor League level in four Major League organizations during the 1980s prior to becoming an actor. See more »
The Metrodome was also used for Football by the University of Minnesota and the NFL's Minnesota Vikings. As a result, the outline of a football field could be seen on the baseball field during late and post-season games played by the Twins. However, no outlines of the football field are seen on the field for the Twins season ending series in the film. See more »
Kids today are amazing. I played winter ball down in Venezuela, they had kids half his age, every one of them speaking Spanish. That's a hard language.
They speak Spanish in Venezuela.
I know! That's my point!
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Between 1993-1995, many baseball movies such as Little Big League, The Sandlot, and Rookie of the Year came out, but I think that Little Big League was the most clever of them all. There were plenty of funny scenes that adults, rather than children, could relate to. It was well done and well acted. I enjoyed this movie and I have owned it since it came out.
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