Mr. Baseball Poster

Release Date: 1992

DVD Release Date: May 15th, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
A professional American baseball player whose career is on the wane, Jack Elliot (Tom Selleck) gets traded to the Dragons, a Japanese team. Openly unhappy about the change, Elliott isn't eager to adapt to a new culture and proceeds to get on the bad side of his teammates, including one other American, Max "Hammer" Dubois (Dennis Haysbert). Eventually, Elliott decides to make a real effort, attempting to improve his game and his attitude, but will it be enough to help lead his team to victory?

Cast: Tom Selleck, Ken Takakura, Aka Takanashi, Dennis Haysbert, Toshi Shioya, Kohsuke Toyohara, Toshizo Fujiwara, Mak Takano

Director: Fred Schepisi

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Friend, Love interest, Lighthearted, Underdog, 1990s, Transformation, Amusing