‘The Benchwarmers’ 30-Second Summary
In The Benchwarmers, the owner of a minor landscaping service company named Gus spots a group of baseball players bullying an athletically awkward boy named Nelson, he defends the kid. A paperboy named Clark then tells them that he and his pal Richie have never played baseball. So, Gus invites them to play later that afternoon. However, the bullies show up and challenge them to a game. The bullies whip them. Nelson’s millionaire father invites Gus, Clark and Richie to form a team called The Benchwarmers. Soon they become the sensation of the league, with a legion of outcast cheering for the team. However, things turn dark when everyone learns about Gus’ behavior during his childhood. It affects the team and fans alike.
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