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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The part of the movie that takes place in an amusement park takes place at Valleyfair in Shakopee,MN See more »
Billy's mother pulls up next to a large brown fence which disappears in shots from within the car. See more »
You're a frickin' primadonna, McGreavy. You don't deserve to wear that uniform.
You know, you're right, Mac. I'm a disgrace to the Twins. I think you should trade me.
As soon as we find someone dumb enough to take you, that's EXACTLY what we're gonna do.
No we're not. We're not trading you.
So what are you going to do, bench me?
Nope, play you. When it's your turn to pitch, you pitch. Nothing changes.
You know, I don't think that's such a good idea. I have a feeling my concentration's not going to be...
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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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