Widescreen version.

Publication Information
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2002], c2001.

Physical Description
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format, 5.1 Dolby digital surround.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the book by Daniel Coyle.
Special features: interactive menus; scene selection; theatrical trailer; the making-of "Hardball"; 3 deleted scenes; interstitials; music video "Hardball" by Lil' Bow Wow, Lil' Wayne, Lil' Zane & Sammie; commentary by director Brian Robbins and writer John Gatins.

A down-on-his-luck gambler finds himself in debt to a dangerous loan shark. Desperate for cash, he reluctantly takes on the job of coaching a youth baseball team. The team turns out to be a ragtag group of tough-talking kids from Chicago's inner city. Now, as he must wrestles with his past, the kids start to teach him some lessons that will forever change his future.

Reading Level
MPAA rating: PG-13.

Youth league baseball -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Youth league baseball -- Coaching -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Compulsive gamblers -- Drama -- Video recordings.
General audience films -- Video recordings.
DVD videodiscs.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Added Author
Nides, Tina.
Tollin, Michael.
Robbins, Brian.
Gatins, John.
Reeves, Keanu.
Lane, Diane.
Hawkes, John, 1959-
Sweeney, D. B. (Daniel Bernard), 1961-
McGlone, Michael.
Beckel, Graham.
Margolis, Mark.
Richmond, Tom.
Bastille, Ned.
Isham, Mark.
Jamison-Tanchuck, Francine.
Hinkle, Jaymes.
Coyle, Daniel.

Added Corporate Author
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Fireworks Pictures (Firm)

LibraryCollectionMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
Washington BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) Hardball (2001)Checked In
St. George BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) 791.43 General Audience FilmsChecked In