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Mr. Baseball

Lists: Baseball movies, Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Jack Elliot, a one-time MVP for the New York Yankees is now on the down side of his baseball career. With a falling batting average, does he have one good year left and can the manager of the Chunichi Dragons, a Japanese Central baseball league find it in him?"

Overall Ranking: 1300 (Rank from 1992: # 20)


Rating:
73.33
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
75

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 100%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
Bryan Lienesch70 - One does not simply get over Tom Selleck cast as a fun-loving R-rated baseball player. It's only when he comes around to being semi-respectful of the cultures around him that you start to believe the character.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 4
David Baruffi70



People Involved

  • Tom Selleck (Jack Elliot)
  • Ken Takakura (Uchiyama)
  • Aya Takanashi (Hiroko Uchiyama)
  • Toshi Shioya (Yoji Nishimura)
  • Kosuke Toyohara (Toshi Yamashita)
  • Dennis Haysbert (Max Hammer Dubois)
  • Toshizo Fujiwara (Ryoh Mukai)
  • Mak Takano (Shinji Igarashi)
  • Kenji Morinaga (Hiroshi Kurosawa)
  • Norihide Goto (Issei Itoi)
  • Joh Nishimura (Tomohiko Ohmie)
  • Kensuke Toita (Akito Yagi)
  • Naoki Fuji (Takuya Nishikawa)
  • Takanobu Hozumi (Hiroshi Nakamura)
  • Leon Lee (Lyle Massey)
  • Jun Hamamura (Hirokos Grandfather)
  • Mineko Yorozuyo (Hirokos Grandmother)
  • Shôji Ôki (Coach Hori)
  • Tomoko Fujita (Hirokos Assistant)
  • Kinzoh Sakura (Umpire #1)
  • Ikuko Saiton (Morita-san)
  • Hikari Takano (Commercial Director)
  • Art LaFleur (Skip)
  • Greg Goossen (Trey)
  • Nicholas Cascone (Doc)
  • Larry Pennell (Howie Gold)
  • Scott Plank (Ryan Ward)
  • Charles Fick (Billy Stevens)
  • Michael McGrady (Duane)
  • Frank Thomas (Rookie)
  • Michael Papajohn (Rick)
  • Rolando Rodriquez (Manuel)
  • Todd A. Provence (Young Ball Player)
  • Frank Mendoza (Player - New York)
  • Ken Medlock (Umpire)
  • Carrie Jean Yazel (Coed in Bed)
  • Mary Kohnert (Players Wife)
  • Makoto Kuno (Japanese Sportscaster)
  • Michiyo Washizuka (Japanese Sportscaster)
  • Shinsuke Aoki (Nikawa)
  • Rinzoh Suzuki (Sato)
  • Shintarô Mizushima (Sugita)
  • Nobuyuki Kariya (Uemoto)
  • Satoshi Jinbo (Tsuboi)
  • Masanao Matsuzaki (Koboyshika)
  • Shôtarô Kusumi (Takahashi)
  • Katsushi Yamaguchi (Kobayashi)
  • Hiro Nagae (Mutsui)
  • Yoshimi Imai (Ishimara)
  • Cin Chi Cheng (Itami)
  • Makoto Kakeda (Umpire #2)
  • Shogo Nakajima (Umpire #3)
  • Bradley Jay Lesley (Niven)
  • Garry Bassin (Bartender (uncredited))
  • Bob Costas (Himself (voice) (uncredited))
  • James Corey Kaufman (Fan (uncredited))
  • Tim McCarver (Himself (voice) (uncredited))
  • Adam Vargas (Cheering fan behind home plate (uncredited))
  • Fred Schepisi (Director)