The Kid from Cleveland is a film about a troubled northeast Ohio teen baseball fan who is adopted by members of the 1948 World Champion Cleveland Indians, including Bob Feller, Lou Boudreau, Tris Speaker, Hank Greenberg, Satchel Paige, and Bill Veeck.

The Kid from Cleveland (1949) Action, Drama, Sport | 1h 29min | 5 September 1949 (USA) 5.3
Director: Herbert KlineWriters: John Bright, Herbert KlineStars: George Brent, Lynn Bari, Russ TamblynSummary: Teen baseball fan Johnny Barrows sneaks into the baseball stadium of the Cleveland Indians, then playing in the 1948 World Series; claiming to be an orphan, he befriends team members & broadcaster Mike Jackson. But it develops that Johnny has a troubled home life with his mother and stepfather, and is involved in juvenile crime. His 'better side' shows only when he runs away to visit the team again. Can Mike and the Indians (playing themselves) wrest Johnny away from bad influences?


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