Little Big League


1h 59m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Billy Heywood, a twelve-year-old baseball fan, has just inherited the Minnesota Twins from his grandfather. As the new owner and manager, the first since the days of the Philadelphia Athletics, it's up to Billy to pull the team out of its slump, negotiate with some very large egos and somehow get the Twins into the playoffs. Despite the pressure, Billy executes the smartest strategy in the majors--he convinces his players to have fun, and in the process, Billy is forced to rediscover his youth as well.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Children
Comedy
Family
Sports
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Roger Stevenson
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Synopsis

Billy Heywood, a twelve-year-old baseball fan, has just inherited the Minnesota Twins from his grandfather. As the new owner and manager, the first since the days of the Philadelphia Athletics, it's up to Billy to pull the team out of its slump, negotiate with some very large egos and somehow get the Twins into the playoffs. Despite the pressure, Billy executes the smartest strategy in the majors--he convinces his players to have fun, and in the process, Billy is forced to rediscover his youth as well.

Crew

Peter Afterman

Music Supervisor

Rick Alexander

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Mike Anderson

Other

Michael Arnold

Production

Mary-gail Artz

Casting

George Baetz

Boom Operator

Tammy Banal

Other

James Barber

Camera Assistant

Michael R Barnard

Construction

Ted Basso

Production

Jeff Beck

Music Producer

Jeff Beck

Music

Jeff Beck

Song Performer

Michael J. Benavente

Sound Editor

Joel Benton

On-Set Dresser

Andrew Bergman

Executive Producer

Andrew Bernstein

Assistant Editor

John Bertram

Grip

Robert A Beverlin

Assistant Camera Operator

Donna Bloom

Unit Production Manager

Laura Mae Bobick

Production Assistant

James Bolt

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Mike Bonnaud

Electrician

Mike Boudry

Adr

James T Boyle

Lighting Director

Sylvester Bradford

Song

Nancy Briggs

Location Casting

Sharleen Bright

Other

Scott Browner

Assistant Camera Operator

Chris Buchinsky

Storyboard Artist

Russell Buckens

Production

Howard Burdick

Visual Effects

David Burnett

Electrician

Adrian Cannon

Production Assistant

Alison Cannon

Production Accountant

John J Carr

Foley Editor

Stanley Clarke

Music Producer

Stanley Clarke

Music

Stanley Clarke

Song Performer

Stanley Clarke

Original Music

Ken Clemons

Other

Richie Cline

On-Set Dresser

Barbara Cohen

Casting

Harve Cook

Production Assistant

Steve Cropper

Music Producer

Steve Cropper

Music

Andy D'addario

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Karen Dejong

Matte Painter

Peter Deming

Director Of Photography

George Dileonardi

Transportation Captain

Dion

Song Performer

Dion

Song

Fats Domino

Song

Tom Donovan

Production

Casey Dugan

Production

Kelly Dugan

Production

Sean M Dugan

Production

Wayne L. Duncan

Grip

Robert Eber

Sound Mixer

Jann Engel

Art Assistant

David Evans

Production

Gregory Evans

Production

Julia Evershade

Adr Supervisor

Ed Farmer

Special Thanks To

Ed Farmer

Technical Advisor

John Fogerty

Song

John Fogerty

Song Performer

Douglas Fox

Property Master

Tony Fox

Production

Rick Freeman

Dialogue Editor

Mark M Galvin

Visual Effects

Alex Garcia

Assistant Editor

Danny Gill

Special Effects Coordinator

David Gillen

Electrician

Aaron Glascock

Foley

Daniel C Gold

Camera Operator

Karen Golden

Script Supervisor

Marilyn Graf

Foley Mixer

Don Grafton

Foley Recordist

Rayford G Griffin

Song Performer

Carol Groner

Other

Edward T. Hanley

Set Costumer

Mark Har

Production Assistant

Robin Harlan

Foley

Walter Hart

Effects Coordinator

Anne Healey

Production Assistant

Sean Healey

Production Assistant

Francis Heck

Production

Bill Hedenberg

Photography

Kelly Heikkila

Art Department Coordinator

Gary Hellerstein

Production

Ellen Hillers

Production Coordinator

Jeffrey Howard

Production Designer

Dan Humann

Rerecording

Dream Quest Images

Visual Effects

Michael Jablow

Editor

Bill Jackson

Rerecording

Susan Jacobs

Foley

Jacqueline Jacobson-scarfo

Assistant Set Decorator

Whitney James

Makeup Artist

Booker T. Jones

Music Producer

Booker T. Jones

Music

Jeff Jones

Production Assistant

Pam Jones

Assistant

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Rachel Kapel

Production Assistant

Deborah Kaplan

Assistant

Hope Kaplan

Wardrobe Assistant

Bob Kennedy

Helicopter Pilot

Russell Kennedy

Production

William Kidd

Music Conductor

William Kidd

Original Music

Gene Kisch

Production

Andy Klaiman

Assistant Property Master

Roger Knutson

Production

Eddee Kolos

Production Assistant

Ben Kuchera

Other

Peter K Kuchera

Projectionist

Al Laverde

Key Grip

Steve Levine

Other

Al Lewis

Song

Kelly Lindquist

Set Costumer

Mike Lobell

Producer

Trevor Loomis

Camera Assistant

Trevor Loomis

Camera

Jane Lydon

Accounting Assistant

Douglas T Madison

Assistant Property Master

Taj Mahal

Song Performer

Mark Mamalakis

Location Manager

Charles Manning

Projectionist

Blaine Marcou

Other

Ernest Maresca

Song

Mark Mcgann

Assistant Director

Mickie Mcgowan

Adr Voice Casting

Jerome Mcgrew

Production

Robert Medcraft

Location Manager

Adam Merims

Associate Producer

Ralph Mock

Other

Dana Mosch

Production Assistant

Trina Mrnak

Wardrobe

Michael Muhlfriedel

Assistant Editor

Elizabeth Murphy

Special Thanks To

Edward R. Nedin

Electrician

Jack B Nelson

Production

Joesphine Nericcio

Foley

Aaron Nicolaides

Production Assistant

Steven Nicolaides

Executive Producer

Frank Nieves

Other

Dave North

Camera Equipment

Bettina O'mara

Other

Tim O'toole

Video Assist/Playback

Gina Offerman

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Margaret J. Orlando

Assistant Production Coordinator

Josh Ornstein

Accounting Assistant

Laura Ornstein

Production Assistant

Johnny Otis

Song

Philip A Patterson

Assistant Director

Erika Pedersen

Accounting Assistant

Joe Perugini

Other

Erica Edell Phillips

Costume Designer

Joan Philo

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Gregory K Pincus

Screenplay

Gregory K Pincus

From Story

Paul Plannette

Assistant Camera Operator

Darrin Porter

Electrician

Ed Powell

Production

Allyne Price

Special Thanks To

Kella Prill

Other

Becky Raiche

Production

Craig Raiche

Property Master

Brent T. Regan

Other

Charlene Richards

Adr Mixer

Ethel Robins Richards

Set Decorator

Lise Richardson

Music Editor

Mark Ridge

Extras Agent/Coordinator

John Rosenberg

Music Contractor

Tim Roslan

Transportation Captain

Geoffrey G. Rubay

Editor

Cheri Ruff

Hair Stylist

Amy Elizabeth Sabel

Casting Associate

Ken Scaife

Construction Coordinator

Adam Scheinman

Screenplay

Carla Schwam

Office Assistant

Bob Scifo

Matte Painter

John Semedik

Accountant

Robert F Shaw

On-Set Dresser

George Simpson

Sound Editor

Joyce Slate

Other

Frederic Smith

Camera Operator

Johnny A Smith

Song

Harland Snodgrass

Video Playback

Kurt Soderling

Assistant Camera Operator

Robert Stadd

Visual Effects

Wesley Staples

Other

Greg Steele

Adr

John M. Stephens

Director Of Photography

Roger Stevenson

Cable Operator

Amy Stofsky

Costume Supervisor

Ty Suehiro

Dolly Grip

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Children
Comedy
Family
Sports
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Roger Stevenson
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer June 29, 1994

Released in United States on Video November 9, 1994

Feature film screenwriting debut for Gregory Pincus. Pincus reportedly received $250,000 for the screenplay and will receive another $250,000 when the film starts lensing.

Feature film directorial debut for Castle Rock partner, Andrew Scheinman.

Began shooting August 23, 1993.

Completed shooting November 23, 1993.

Dustin Hoffman was once mentioned to direct.

Released in United States Summer June 29, 1994

Released in United States on Video November 9, 1994