New kid on the block "Roogie" Rigsby (Robert Marriot) is ostracized by the neighborhood kids, who won't let him play baseball with them. One day, however, the ghost of a onetime Brooklyn Dodger great (William Harrigan) who was once in love with Roogie's grandmother takes pity on the boy
and gives him a magical bump, endowing Roogie with a major-league arm. Now outclassing the local kids entirely, Roogie lands a position with the Dodgers--giving the film's producers a reason to put Roy Campanella, Billy Loes, Carl Erskine, Russ Meyer, et al., on the screen--although his mother
(Ruth Warrick) and manager (Robert F. Simon) must be ever-vigilant to keep the boy from be...