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The Playboy Pitcher (2009)
With one eye on the hitter and the other one on Hollywood.
Plot summary

Spring 1962. Bo Belinsky, much-heralded minor league pitcher hits Los Angeles. Cool, slick, dazzling. Talented in everything but making curfew. As a rookie, he throws the first no-hitter in L.A. history. It goes to his head, gaining him the reputation of a wayward Angel. A night creature with a penchant for wine, women, and song: "If music be the food of love, by all means let the band play on." As the losses start to mount, he seeks to prove he's no one-hit (or no-hit) wonder.

Memorable quotes

Walter Winchell: "The New York-born rookie Bo Belinsky of the Angels should be in The Untouchables. His fastball is that unbelievable."

Belinsky: "My only regret is that I can't sit in the stands and watch me pitch."

Biography | Drama | Sport

Bo Belinsky
Dean Chance
Mamie Van Doren
Walter Winchell