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Hardball (10-Sep-2001)

Director: Brian Robbins

Writer: John Gatins

Based on a book: Hardball: A Season in the Projects by Daniel Coyle

Keywords: Sports Drama, Coming of Age, Baseball

A gambling-addicted young man in need of a loan agrees to coach an inner-city Chicago Little League team.

Conor O'Neill, once a man with a bright road ahead of him, saw his life fall to pieces when a debilitating gambling addiction left him in debt to thuggish bookies. Conor's dire need for a loan sees him accepting a job as coach of a south-side Chicago Little League team, serving as an unlikely inspirational figure for the squad as his creditors appear intent on tracking him down and breaking his legs.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Graham Beckel
22-Dec-1949   Steve Sullivan on Cafe Americain
John Hawkes
11-Sep-1959   Bugsy in The Perfect Storm
Michael B. Jordan
9-Feb-1987   Vince Howard on Friday Night Lights
Diane Lane
22-Jan-1965   A Walk on the Moon
Mark Margolis
26-Nov-1939   The Fountain
Keanu Reeves
2-Sep-1964   Dude
Sammy Sosa
12-Nov-1968   Caught with a corked bat
D. B. Sweeney
14-Nov-1961   Shoeless Joe in Eight Men Out


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