Knuckleball!

Knuckleball!

Director: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg

Cast: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg, Tim Wakefield, R.A. Dickey

     
 

Major-league baseball pitchers usually throw fastballs, curveballs, and off-speed pitches. A few brave souls, however, have made a career out of throwing the knuckleball. The pitch entails lobbing the baseball in such a way that it doesn't rotate, and therefore moves in a manner that's impossible to predict. The filmmakers follow Tim Wakefield and R.A. Dickey, the… See more details below

Overview

Major-league baseball pitchers usually throw fastballs, curveballs, and off-speed pitches. A few brave souls, however, have made a career out of throwing the knuckleball. The pitch entails lobbing the baseball in such a way that it doesn't rotate, and therefore moves in a manner that's impossible to predict. The filmmakers follow Tim Wakefield and R.A. Dickey, the only two knuckleball pitchers in the majors during the 2011 season, as they attempt to stay in the big leagues while relying on this unorthodox weapon.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/02/2013
UPC:
0030306501499
Original Release:
2011
Rating:
NR
Source:
Filmbuff
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:25:00
Sales rank:
55,566

Special Features

Nearly 2 Hours of Featurettes; Additional Interviews

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tim Wakefield Participant
R.A. Dickey Participant
Phil Niekro Participant
Charlie Hough Participant
Jim Bouton Participant
Wilbur Wood Participant

Technical Credits
Ricki Stern Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Annie Sundberg Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Neil Barsky Executive Producer
Paul Brill Score Composer
Dan Cogan Producer
William T. Conway Executive Producer
Charles Miller Cinematographer
Janet Billig Rich Musical Direction/Supervision
Christine Schomer Producer,Screenwriter
Morgan Spurlock Executive Producer
Pax Wassermann Editor

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Knuckleball
1. Opening Credits [8:36]
2. My Passion [7:24]
3. Near Perfect Game [8:39]
4. Safety Net [7:26]
5. Very Instrumental [9:05]
6. Damaged Goods [5:45]
7. The Hardest Thing [10:14]
8. Statistically Based [10:41]
9. Changing Speeds [8:18]
10. The Goat [8:02]
11. Ready To Explode [6:45]
12. Ending Credits [2:39]

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