The Stratton Story

  • 1949
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Sports

Directed by Sam Wood (PRIDE OF THE YANKEES), this is the true story of pitcher Monty Stratton's heroic return to professional baseball after his leg had been amputated as the result of a hunting accident. Although some liberties are taken with the story to make it play onscreen, the film doesn't stray too far from the facts. Stratton (James Stewart) is...read more

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02:00 — Chicago White Sox pitcher Monty Stratton is an affable long drink of water with an easy, whiplike delivery and a pitch so unhittable the young phenom (more…)

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A professional baseball pitcher loses his leg in a hunting accident, and then decides to make a comeback. Based on the life of big-leaguer Monty Stratton.

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  • Review: Directed by Sam Wood (PRIDE OF THE YANKEES), this is the true story of pitcher Monty Stratton's heroic return to professional baseball after his leg had been amputated as the result of a hunting accident. Although some liberties are taken with the story to… (more)

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