The Road to the Big Leagues in the Dominican Republic is not just a game. For many Dominicans, the long, competitive road is one of the few alternatives to a life of poverty. Through the eyes of local kids to the perspective of Dominican stars David Ortiz and Vladimir Guerrero, the documentary reveals a side of the game few have seen.

Road to the Big Leagues (2008) Documentary | 1h | 20 September 2008 (USA) 7.5
Director: Jared GoodmanStars: Vladimir Guerrero, Jesus Alou, David OrtizSummary: Baseball in the Dominican Republic is not just a game. For many Dominicans the long, competitive road to a professional baseball career is one of the few viable alternatives to a life of poverty. ROAD TO THE BIG LEAGUES introduces you to the young men who embark on this odyssey and shows you first hand the pressure and joy that go along with it. Through the eyes of local kids playing with pebbles to the perspective of Dominican major league stars David Ortiz and Vladimir Guerrero, this documentary reveals a side of 'America's Game' that few have ever seen before.

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