Dear Mr. Fidrych centers on 12-year-old poet Marty Jones who wants to be a baseball star. Motivated by the quirky success of Mark ‘The Bird’ Fidrych, Marty writes a poem to the Detroit Tigers pitcher. Fidrych writes back, propelling Marty on a winning streak. Thirty years later, Marty is in a mid-life slump and road-trips in search of The Bird to help Marty reconnect with his family and his youthful optimism.

Dear Mr. Fidrych (2009) Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1h 58min | June 2009 (USA) 6.9
Director: Mike CramerWriters: Mike CramerStars: Jon Barinholtz, Robert Belushi, Jimmy BinnsSummary: It's 1976 in Detroit. Twelve-year-old poet Marty Jones wants to be a baseball star. Motivated by the quirky success of Mark 'The Bird' Fidrych, Marty writes a poem to the Detroit Tigers' star rookie pitcher. Fidrych writes back, propelling Marty on a winning streak. Thirty years later, Marty is an advertising executive in a mid-life slump. Can a father-son road trip in search of The Bird help Marty reconnect with his family and his youthful optimism?
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