The Sandlot cast: Where are they now?
What's going on with Smalls, Benny, Ham, and Squints? Take a look at what the stars of the '90s classic have been up to nowadays.
The Sandlot, then and now
In April 1993, fans met the kids of The Sandlot. Starring Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Karen Allen, and Denis Leary, among others, the baseball movie followed a ragtag group of athletes playing pickup games in the summer of 1962. Take a look back at the stars of the family film, decades later, and see what they've been up to in the years since.
Tom Guiry (Scotty Smalls)
Tom Guiry made his big-screen debut in The Sandlot as Scotty Smalls, the new kid in town.
The child star followed up the gig with turns in Lassie (1994), All I Wanna Do (1998), Black Hawk Down (2001), Mystic River (2003), and The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012). He went on to star on the short-lived NBC drama The Black Donnellys and play roles in such films as The Revenant (2015) and Wonder Wheel (2017), and The Unforgivable (2021).
Mike Vitar (Benjamin "Benny" Franklin Rodriguez)
After appearing in indie films and an episode of Brooklyn Bridge, Mike Vitar was Sandlot's all-star as Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez.
He went on to earn credits for D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) and D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996) before making his final onscreen appearance in a 1997 episode of Chicago Hope and kicking off a career as a firefighter.
Patrick Renna (Hamilton "Ham" Porter)
A '90s staple, Patrick Renna earned his first big-screen credit for The Sandlot as Hamilton "Ham" Porter and rounded out the decade with appearances in Son in Law (1993), The Big Green (1995), P.U.N.K.S. (1999), and Speedway Junky (1999).
In the years since, Renna booked gigs on Judging Amy; The Closer; Boston Legal; Bones; Fear, Inc.; and GLOW.
Chauncey Leopardi (Michael "Squints" Palledorous)
The Sandlot found its Michael "Squints" Palledorous in Chauncey Leopardi. The young actor came into the role after appearing in Father of the Bride (1991) and episodes of L.A. Law and Evening Shade.
Leopardi's post-Squints roles include turns in films like Houseguest (1995), Casper (1995), The Big Green, The Opposite of Sex (1998), and Coldwater (2013), and on shows such as Freaks and Geeks and Gilmore Girls.
In 2019, he popped up in a music video for the Logic song "Homicide" featuring Eminem.
Marty York (Alan "Yeah-Yeah" McClennan)
Marty York landed his first acting gig as The Sandlot's Alan "Yeah-Yeah" McClennan.
He went on to fill his résumé with roles on Boy Meets World, Wings, Hey Arnold!, The Eric Andre Show, and SMILF.
Brandon Quintin Adams (Kenny DeNunez)
Brandon Quintin Adams joined The Sandlot as Kenny DeNunez, taking on the part after appearing in Moonwalker (1988), The People Under the Stairs (1991), and The Mighty Ducks (1992).
Adams earned subsequent credits for Ghost in the Machine (1993), D2: The Mighty Ducks, and episodes of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Boy Meets World, and Moesha. He took on a voice role as Rai in the video game Kingdom Hearts II.
Grant Gelt (Bertram Grover Weeks)
After popping up in episodes of Knots Landing, Northern Exposure, and Blossom, Grant Gelt found his spot in The Sandlot as Bertram Grover Weeks.
Gelt continued to act through the '90s, making cameos on Saved by the Bell: The New Class and Boy Meets World, but stepped away from the camera in the 2000s. He now works as a branding and marketing executive.
Victor DiMattia (Timmy Timmons)
Superman alum Victor DiMattia joined The Sandlot as Timmy Timmons, the elder of the Timmons brothers.
Soon after, he wrapped his run as Sam on the TV show A Peaceable Kingdom and took a step back from acting. DiMattia went on to direct two shorts and returned to film in the late-2010s with roles in Get Married or Die (2018) and Death Rider in the House of Vampires (2021).
Shane Obedzinski (Tommy "Repeat" Timmons)
The younger of the Sandlot brothers, Shane Obedzinski played Tommy "Repeat" Timmons.
He quit acting after 1993, and opened the Florida-based restaurant Times Square Pizza Company.
Denis Leary (Bill)
Denis Leary made an early appearance in The Sandlot, playing Smalls' stepfather, Bill.
Leary's career took off from there, including Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated turns on Rescue Me and Recount, and big-screen appearances in Operation Dumbo Drop (1995), Suicide Kings (1997), Wag the Dog (1997), Small Soldiers (1998), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012).
His later TV work included Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Animal Kingdom, The Moodys, and Law & Order: Organized Crime.
Marley Shelton (Wendy)
Marley Shelton joined The Sandlot as town lifeguard Wendy.
After playing the woman of Squints' desire, the actress earned credits for Warriors of Virtue (1997), Trojan War (1997), Pleasantville (1998), Sugar & Spice (2001), Bubble Boy (2001), Uptown Girls (2003), and Planet Terror (2007).
Shelton also memorably played Judy Hicks in multiple Scream films and stars on the Paramount+ series 1923.
Karen Allen (Mom)
Raiders of the Lost Ark alum Karen Allen signed on to play Smalls' mom in The Sandlot.
She followed up the gig with The Perfect Storm (2000), In the Bedroom (2001), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), White Irish Drinkers (2010), and Colewell (2019), for which she earned a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination.