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The Kid from Left Field


Despite the lighthearted promotional campaign mounted by 20th Century-Fox when the film was first released, is not a comedy. The title character is young Christy Mathewson Cooper (Billy Chapin), the son of former big-league ballplayer Larry Cooper (Dan Dailey), who is now reduced to hawking peanuts at the ballpark. Securing a job as a batboy with a team called the Bisons, Christy...more