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Calvin Marshall (2009)

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A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Calvin Marshall
Noah Scott ... Ian
Abbey Merow ... Susie
... Fred Deerfield
... Leah
... Coach Dewey
... Coach Little
... Caselli
Darwin Barney ... Murphy
... Ernie
... June Marshall
... Skeeter (as Doug Rowe)
... Carramae
... Karen
... Simon
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Calvin Marshall's childhood dream of playing Major League Baseball is in serious jeopardy as he can't seem to make the Bayford Bisons Junior College team. A poignant comedy about Calvin's deferred dream and the people in his life who want him to succeed. Written by BSF

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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A character on another team is announced as "David Tokheim". There is an actual David Tokheim, an outfielder who played in the Philadelphia Phillies organization from 1991 to 1996. See more »

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Not Just A Great Sports Movie
31 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

Steve Zahn absolutely nailed his character and put up one of his best performances, if not the best performance, of his career. Frost and Lombardo were also very good in their roles. They each carried the emotions and subtleties of their characters respective lives and life choices to realistic and believable levels. The supporting cast were also excellent.

Calvin Marshall transcended your typical sports film to convey the choices we all face in life when it comes to following our dreams, our talents, and what is important in our life. It's not a fairytale story, or the story of the kid from the wrong side of the tracks overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds, or the story of the washed up veteran making an improbable comeback, this is the story of everyman.


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