Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
A free-spirited English teacher offers hope to the citizens of a small Illinois town plagued by drought and the devastating effects of the Vietnam War when he grudgingly agrees to coach the high school baseball team. His unconventional coaching methods surprisingly effective, the hippie coach leads his long-haired players to the state finals, where they face off against a highly-ranked Chicago team with a reputation for winning. Based on the book One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach and a Magical Baseball Season by Chris Ballard, and adapted for the screen by Wes Jones.
baseball, hippie, small-town, teacher, team