PG | | Drama, Sport
An unknown comes seemingly out of nowhere to become a legendary baseball player with almost divine talent.
Among images in a montage of Roy's growing fame, we see copies of Life Magazine being printed with Roy's picture on the cover. The magazine is dated August 14, 1939. The actual issue of Life Magazine published that day had a photo of baby, child actress Sandra Lee Henville.
Red, it took me sixteen years to get here. You play me, and I'll give ya the best I got.
Red Blow: I believe ya.
When Roy splinters "Wonderboy", we clearly see from the shot behind home plate that the swing didn't break the bat. But as he walks back to the batter's box, the bat is in two.
Director's cut runs approx. 5 minutes longer.
$5,088,381 13 May 1984