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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Peanut vendor and washed-up baseball player "Coop" Cooper (Dan Dailey) teaches his 9-year-old son, Christy (Billy Chapin), all the game's finer points. When Christy becomes the new bat boy, his suggestions to the players lift the struggling team out of the basement. Owner Fred Whacker (Ray Collins) names Christy the team's head coach as a publicity stunt, changing the lives of everyone, including team secretary Marion Foley (Anne Bancroft) and her third-baseman fiancé (Lloyd Bridges).

Cast: Dan Dailey , Anne Bancroft , Billy Chapin , Lloyd Bridges , Ray Collins , Richard Egan ,

Director: Harmon Jones

Genres: Drama

The Kid From Left Field (1953)

Release Date: January 1st, 1953|1 hr. 20 min.

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  • March 21, 2010 jonhendryj
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    A great movie--as a historical *************** a "ghost movie" for a "ghost baseball park"--the long forgotten "other Wrigley Field"--the l920's-l960's one in Los Angeles--(seen also in "Home Run Derby:)--home of the PCL's Los Angeles Angels. If you were ever there--or ever wondered about LA's Wrigley Field--look in. Great footage--great crowd shots of the shrinking l950's minor league baseball attendance--

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