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Rookie of the Year (1993)

PG 07/07/1993 (US) ComedyFamily 1h 43m

The Chicago Cubs needed a miracle... They got Henry Rowengartner.

Overview

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.

  1. Daniel Stern

    Director

  2. Sam Harper

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Thomas Ian Nicholas

    Thomas Ian Nicholas

    Henry Rowengartner

  2. Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine

    Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine

    Becky

  3. Gary Busey

    Gary Busey

    Chet Steadman

  4. Albert Hall

    Albert Hall

    Martinella

  5. Amy Morton

    Amy Morton

    Mary Rowengartner

  6. Dan Hedaya

    Dan Hedaya

    Larry 'Fish' Fisher

  7. Bruce Altman

    Bruce Altman

    Jack Bradfield

  8. Eddie Bracken

    Eddie Bracken

    Bob Carson

  9. Robert Hy Gorman

    Robert Hy Gorman

    Clark (as Robert Gorman)

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Full Cast & Crew

Rookie of the Year
Rookie of the Year

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $31,000,000.00

Revenue $56,500,758.00

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