A coming of middle-age story set against the backdrop of a single baseball game, during which an aging pitcher reassesses a lifetime of personal and professional choices. Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has spent his entire adult life playing for the Detroit
Tigers, the kind of dependable, loyal, self-effacing player who's largely a thing of aging fans' melancholy memories. Nearly 40, Billy's at a crossroads; he's got a bad shoulder, the beginning of a paunch and trouble with his pitching hand, the legacy of a near career-ending accident. The Tigers
are being sold and the deal may involve trading Billy. And his on-again/off-again girlfriend Jane (Kelly Preston) is tir...