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Big Leaguer (1953)

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71 min | Drama, Family, Sport

John Lobert runs a training camp in Florida for the New York Giants. Every year, he evaluates the hopefuls to pick the best for a minor league contract. They all have dreams and talent, but the elimination whittles them down to a lucky few...See moreJohn Lobert runs a training camp in Florida for the New York Giants. Every year, he evaluates the hopefuls to pick the best for a minor league contract. They all have dreams and talent, but the elimination whittles them down to a lucky few who'll get the $150 a month contract. This year John's niece comes down from the home office in New York and is attracted to tall quiet Adam. Written by Tony Fontana See less
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Writers
Herbert Baker | John McNulty (story) | Lou Morheim (story) (as Louis Morheim)
Cinematographer
William C. Mellor (as William Mellor)
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Updated Aug 19, 1953

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Aug 19, 1953 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Edward G. Robinson
John B. 'Hans' Lobert John B. 'Hans' Lobert   See fewer
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Vera-Ellen
Christy Christy   See fewer
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Jeff Richards
Adam Polachuk Adam Polachuk   See fewer
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Richard Jaeckel
Bobby Bronson Bobby Bronson   See fewer
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William Campbell
Julie Davis Julie Davis   See fewer
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Carl Hubbell
Carl Hubbell Carl Hubbell   See fewer
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Paul Langton
Brian McLennan Brian McLennan   See fewer
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Lalo Rios
Chuy Aguilar Chuy Aguilar   See fewer
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Bill Crandall
Tippy Mitchell Tippy Mitchell   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Wally Mitchell Wally Mitchell   See fewer
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John McKee
Dale Alexander Dale Alexander   See fewer
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Mario Siletti
Mr. Polachuk Mr. Polachuk   See fewer
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Al Campanis
Al Campanis Al Campanis   See fewer
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Bob Trocolor
Bob Trocolor Bob Trocolor   See fewer
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Tony Ravish
Tony Ravish Tony Ravish   See fewer
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Robert Calwell
Pomfret (uncredited) Pomfret (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald 'Chippie' Hastings
Little Joe Polachuk (uncredited) Little Joe Polachuk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bing Russell
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harv Tomter
Harv Tomter (uncredited) Harv Tomter (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 284 votes