An inveterate gambler repays a debt by coaching some poor but most definitely cute black kids at baseball.
Robbins struggles to establish an even tone, lurching from sports movie sentimentalism to sledge-hammeringly subtle social comment - his ghetto is a hive of gun-totting Tupacs and God-fearin' old folk. Anyway, isn't this supposed to be, you know, for kids?
Reviewed by Ian Nathan
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