Burt Reynolds developed, directed, and stars in THE MAN FROM LEFT FIELD, a warm-hearted children's walk-through made for the cable market. This vanity outing is relatively seamless, if uninspired, and should appeal to pre-teens during its video shelf life.
Burt Reynolds is Jack, a mysterious loner who wanders onto a small-town Little League diamond. Gruff and grizzled, he just wants to sleep in the dugout, but star pitcher Beau (Kauwela Acocella) sees him as the answer to all his problems. The boy's team, the Indians, is in danger of being
disqualified unless an adult can be found to act as sponsor. With Jack as coach, the Indians are restored to the schedule ...