In this baseball fantasy, a washed up big leaguer, Larry "Pop" Cooper, becomes a peanut hawker in the stands. Meanwhile his 9-year-old son, Christy is the bat boy for his father's former team. Currently the team is in a slump. To help them, the veteran player begins quietly passing on tips to his son to pass to the manager. When the team begins to win, the owner, Whacker promotes the kid to team manager. He has no idea that his father is the one who is really responsible for the team's turn-around.