Rookie of the Year (1993)

12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in that arm heals too tightly, allowing Henry to throw pitches that are as fast as 103 mph. Henry is spotted at nearby Wrigley Field by Larry "Fish" Fisher, the general manager of the struggling Chicago Cubs, after Henry throws an opponent's home-run ball all the way from the outfield bleachers back to the catcher, and it seems that Henry may be the pitcher that team owner Bob Carson has been praying for.

Directing:
  • Daniel Stern

Writing:
  • Sam Harper

Stars:
Release Date: 1993-07-07
themoviedb icon 5.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Deutsch
  • Runtime: 103
  • Revenue: $53,579,269
Albert Hall
Albert Hall
Martinella
Gary Busey
Gary Busey
Chet Steadman
Thomas Ian Nicholas
Thomas Ian Ni...
Henry Rowengartner
Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine
Colombe Jacob...
Becky
Amy Morton
Amy Morton
Mary Rowengartner
Dan Hedaya
Dan Hedaya
Larry 'Fish' Fisher
Bruce Altman
Bruce Altman
Jack Bradfield
Eddie Bracken
Eddie Bracken
Bob Carson
Robert Hy Gorman
Robert Hy Gor...
Clark (as Robert Gorman)
Daniel Stern
Daniel Stern
Brickma
John Candy
John Candy
Cliff Murdoch - Announcer (uncredited)
Tom Milanovich
Tom Milanovic...
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