• Publication date: September 21, 2010

Rookie of the Year

When an accident miraculously gives a boy an incredibly powerful pitching arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1993

MBC Max:

March 28, 2013 19:00 (KSA) ~ March 28, 2013 18:00 (CLT)

Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings.

Although he's close to his mother Mary, Henry hates Mary's latest boyfriend, Jack Bradfield.

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 Cubsand it seems that Henry may be the pitcher that team owner Bob Carson has been praying for.

Starring:

  • Thomas Ian Nicholas
  • Gary Busey
  • Neil Flynn
  • Daniel Stern
  • Dan Hedaya

Directed by: Daniel Stern

Rating: PG for some mild language