2 posts tagged with baseballmovies by DirtyOldTown.
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Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud Cantrell (William Peterson), as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south. Possibly the most underrated baseball movie ever made. [more inside]
Follows the story of Miguel Santos, a. k. a. Sugar (Algenis Perez Soto), a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances to the United States' minor league system; but when his play on the mound falters, he begins to question the single-mindedness of his life's ambition. [more inside]