Bruce Hallerton becomes the coach of the Panthers, a little league baseball team in the suburbs. His role brings comedic challenges, especially when an attractive widow with a son on the team sparks jealousy in Bruce’s wife, Betty.

This film humorously highlights America’s 1950s baseball craze while delving into suburban community life, complex family dynamics, and the intricacies of marital jealousy.

The Great American Pastime | November 28, 1956 (United States) 5.6
Director: Herman HoffmanWriter: Nathaniel BenchleyStars: Tom Ewell, Anne Francis, Ann MillerSummary: Bruce Hallerton becomes coach of the Panthers, a little league baseball team. The fact that an attractive widow has her son in the team causes problems with his wife.


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