The Kid from Left Field (1953)

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Former ballplayer Larry Cooper secretly and unofficially manages a struggling major league club, the Bisons, through his nine year old son, Christie, who is a bat-boy for the team.




  • Anne Bancroft and Lloyd Bridges in The Kid from Left Field (1953)
  • Anne Bancroft in The Kid from Left Field (1953)
  • Billy Chapin and Dan Dailey in The Kid from Left Field (1953)
  • Billy Chapin and Dan Dailey in The Kid from Left Field (1953)
  • The Kid from Left Field (1953)
  • Dan Dailey in The Kid from Left Field (1953)

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11 December 2003 | MountainMan
| Interesting "fantasy" movie
Great actors, mediocre movie. The premise of this movie has been used in many movies. You know, where a team is slumping terribly and along comes some 'magical' external influence to change it all around (eg. Major League). The problem with the screenplay of this movie is how they depicted the teams' slump, with balls rolling through infielder's legs, dropped easy fly balls, and batters clueless as to their hitting slumps. And worst of all was when the outfielder had his glove out to catch a fly ball and the ball hit him square in the forehead. Good for laughs, but jeeeez, these guys are MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS. But the KID solves the problems of these major league players (more fantasy). Fun to watch anyway, but only got my 5/10.

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