“The Stratton Story” follows Monty Stratton, a skilled major league pitcher from Texas who joins the Chicago White Sox. As his career takes off, he falls in love with Ethel and they start a family. However, a hunting mishap leads to the amputation of Stratton’s right leg, threatening his baseball future.

In the face of adversity, with Ethel’s steadfast support, Stratton demonstrates unmatched resilience. Using a wooden leg, he makes a remarkable comeback in the minor leagues. The film epitomizes perseverance, showcasing triumph amidst life’s challenges.

The Stratton Story | June 1949 (United States) 7.1
Director: Sam WoodWriter: Douglas Morrow, Guy Trosper, George WellsStars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank MorganSummary: Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.


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