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Knuckleball!

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...
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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.
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Special Features

Nearly 2 Hours of Featurettes; Additional Interviews
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/2/2013
  • UPC: 030306501499
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Rating:

  • Source: Filmbuff
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 6,795

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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Knuckleball
   Play
   Chapters
   Bonus
      Remembering 2003 ALCS
      Physics Of The Knuckleball
      Jim Bouton At Home
      Jim Bouton Interview
      Tom Candiotti Interview
      Niekro's 300th Win
      Knuckler Chat
      Hitters On Knuckleball
      Charlie Hough Interview
      Future Of The Pitch
      Managers On Knuckleballers
      Managers On RA Dickey
      RA Dickey's School
      Phil Niekro Interview
      Tim On Retiring
      Tommy John On The Knuckleball
      Wake And Mirabelli's First Start To
      Mirabelli Back To Fenway
      Knuckle Squad!
      Special Thanks
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