Strand Nabs Baseball Doc 'Ballplayer: Pelotero'

Culver City, CA (April 17, 2012) – Strand Releasing has acquired select US rights to baseball documentary BALLPLAYER: PELOTERO that is directed by Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin and Jon Paley. The documentary focuses on two young baseball players, or peloteros as they are called in the Dominican Republic, as they strive to get signed by a professional club on their 16th birthday – the age they become eligible. The film, which is narrated by actor John Leguizamo and executive produced by Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, is set for a July 13th release in theaters and video-on-demand. (more…)

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