Rookie of the Year

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Rookie of the Year ★★½ 1993 (PG)

Kid's fluff fantasy come true. Twelveyearold baseball fanatic Henry has dreams of making it to the big league. He falls, breaks his arm, and when it heals strangely is blessed with a pitching arm so spectacular he finds himself not only playing for the Chicago Cubs, but leading them to the World Series. Enjoyable family outing for firsttime director Stern (who also plays a seasoned and very incredulous ballplayer). Keep your eyes peeled for appearances by reallive sluggers Pedro Guerrero, Barry Bonds, and others. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Thomas Ian Nicholas, Daniel Stern, Gary Busey, Dan Hedaya; D: Daniel Stern; W: Sam Harper; C: Jack N. Green; M: Bill Conti. Blockbuster '95: Family Movie, V.