Rookie of the Year
Rookie of the Year (1993)

A young baseball fanatic breaks his arm during a Little League game, and it heals strangely, giving him almost superhuman pitching ability. The twelve year-old soon finds himself pitching in the World Series (featuring, miraculously, the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 29, 2002
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Randy White
Common Sense Media

Far-fetched fantasy is good-natured fun for all.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Merely mediocre.

Clint Morris
Moviehole

Good Family Fun with a side-splitting performance by Stern

Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The first third or so of Rookie of the Year is hysterically funny, but then the film settles into a sentimental rut, only to pick up again here and there with amusing bits.

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Above average baseball yarn with director Stern and friends paying homage to their beloved Cubbies.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Rookie of the Year is a fun family sports film that has good laughs and a colorful cast. Although not one of the most memorable childhood favorites, this is… More
Curtis Lilly
eh.
Eric Alvarez
Grew up with this movie, so i'm always going to love it.
Taylor Bond
My favorite movie as a child. Tell me it wouldn't be cool to get in an accident and have an amazing ability because of it. I'd dominate in the MLB.… More
Lenny Muggsy
Lead child actor is terrible but still a 90's classic.
Jason Spencer
A fun film.