Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Sport
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.
No matter what the on base situation, the pitcher always takes a full windup rather than throwing from the stretch.
The Bisons' home park is portrayed by Los Angeles' now-defunct Wrigley Field. At the end, when the Bisons are announced as opening the World Series at Brooklyn, the venue is still Wrigley Field, although it should be Ebbetts Field.
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