Jim Morris (Dennis Quaid), father, teacher and high school coach, thought his dream was over. He'd had his shot playing baseball, blew out his shoulder, and retired without ever making it to the big leagues. Then, in 1999, Coach Morris made a fateful bet with his perpetually losing team. If they won the district championship, Morris - who threw a 98 mph fastball - would try out for the majors.
Josh Lucas (Poseidon, Sweet Home Alabama) stars as Don Haskins, the charismatic coach of a tiny university, who bucks convention by recruiting the best players he can find who have been shunned by other coaches. Their unlikely success sends shock waves through the sport that follow his underdog team all the way to an epic showdown with the #1 ranked team for the National Championship!