Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel is the David-and-Goliath story of Israel’s national baseball team as it competes for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. After years of crushing defeats, Israel finally ranks among the world’s best in 2017. Its roster includes many Jewish-American major leaguers, most with a tenuous relationship to Judaism. Few have ever set foot in Israel. Their odyssey takes them from the Holy Land where they are hailed as modern-day Maccabees to the tournament in South Korea where they must debunk their reputations as has-beens and wannabes. The connection to Israel that the players forge pushes them to unexpected heights as they represent the country on the world stage.Read more
Starring Pittsburgh's own Joe Manganiello and his real life partner, Sofía Vergara!
After a confrontation with a local gang results in an accidental fatality, a once-promising baseball player spends the next 17 years in prison. Upon his release, he seeks redemption, landing a job assisting his former minor league baseball coach, rekindling his old relationship, and maybe even getting a second chance to play his way back to the major leagues.Read more