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1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
Two Dominican baseball players face challenges as they try to make it to the Major Leagues.

Cast: John Leguizamo

Directors: Ross Finkel , Trevor Martin , Jonathan Paley

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Pelotero (2011)

Release Date: October 15th, 2011|1 hr. 17 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The filmmakers investigate, but can't answer every tough question. There are so many people who could be potentially taking advantage of these players, it's hard to sort out the wrongdoers. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Major League Baseball has passed new rules for the Dominican system, according to the film's closing credits, rules that will limit signing bonuses. Yet the harvest will continue, and it's not a pretty sight. show more

  • 80
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Although there are numerous interviews with various people both directly involved with or peripheral to the action, the most compelling figure on display is a particularly articulate coach who proves all too determined to have his protégé succeed. The fact that he works strictly on commission is certainly no small element of his zeal. show more

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