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How can you NOT love Rookie of the Year
Rookie of the Year is a 1993 American film comedy with a baseball theme starring Thomas Ian Nicholas and Gary Busey.
The cast also includes Albert Hall, Dan Hedaya, Eddie Bracken, Amy Morton, Bruce Altman, John Gegenhuber, Neil Flynn, Daniel Stern (who also directed) and John Candy.
Henry Rowengartner (Nicholas), 13-year-old Little Leaguer, has dreams of playing in the major leagues.
One day, Henry breaks his arm trying to catch a fly ball and has to wrap it in a cast. Once the arm is healed, the doctor removes the cast and discovers Henry's tendons have healed "a little too tight," thus enabling Henry to cock his arm back and fire it forward with incredible force.
In celebration of the cast's removal, Henry's mom presents him and two friends with tickets to the day's Chicago Cubs game. At the ballpark, Henry and his friends catch a home run hit by a player from the visiting team. To keep with the Wrigley Field tradition, which states that when an opponent's home run ball is caught...