Little Big League

C
November 04, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST

Last summer saw the release of two kiddie baseball comedies. Angels in the Outfield was the hit. Little Big League struck out. This is the one about a 12-year-old (Edwards) who inherits the moribund Minnesota Twins and appoints himself manager. Suddenly, those surly underachievers are playing like slaphappy winners. Using way too many musically highlighted montages, the movie tritely builds to the point where … the Twins don’t win the pennant! Talk about an anticlimax. If you really want to feel good about a bunch of baseball also-rans, re-rent Michael Ritchie’s The Bad News Bears. C-

Little Big League

type
Movie
mpaa
PG
director
Andrew Scheinman
Cast
Luke Edwards,
Jason Robards,
Jonathan Silverman
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