The Catcher begins seventeen years ago when Johnny beats his father to death with a baseball bat at the ballfield. After leaving the insane asylum, Johnny’s back, and he’s looking to play another deadly ballgame. With his father’s ghost as umpire, Johnny puts together his ultimate fantasy team – one corpse at a time.
The Catcher (1998) Horror, Sport | 77min | 1998 (USA) 3.2
Director: Guy Crawford, Yvette HoffmanStars: David Heavener, Monique Parent, Joe EstevezSummary: In Taft, California, 1981, Johnny (Fred Meyers) is a unassuming baseball hopeful who turned against his stern and demanding father (Joe Estevez) and beat him to death with a baseball bat on a baseball diamond field. 17 years later, Johnny is released from the local insane asylum and begins a killing spree, with his father's ghost as an umpire.