• Pelotero (2012)


Release Date: July 13th, 2012

Not Yet Rated |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

Director: Ross Finkel , Trevor Martin , Jonathan Paley

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Makuhari Media

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Janice PageBoston Globe

    A well-crafted, bravely revealing little film that could be considered essential education for baseball fans. It's just a bonus that the documentary is so entertaining. show more

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe 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

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall 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

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