A film by Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg
**Opening on Thursday, September 20th at the IFC Center in NYC**
KNUCKLEBALL! is the story of a few good men, a handful of pitchers in the entire history of baseball forced to resort to the lowest rung on the credibility ladder in their sport: throwing a ball so slow and unpredictable that no one wants anything to do with it. The film follows the Major League’s only knuckleballers in 2011, Boston Red Sox Tim Wakefield and New York Met R.A. Dickey, as they pursue a mercurial art form in a world that values speed, accuracy, and numerical accountability.
With extraordinary access from the players and Major League Baseball, the film follows their personal quests with behind-the-scenes moments at the ballpark, on the road, and at home with family. KNUCKLEBALL! shines a light on the matchless journey shared by a small brotherhood of men, and the undervalued pursuits of honor, craftsmanship, and survival.
The film will be coming to VOD on September 18th and the IFC Theater in NYC on September 20th. Also, tickets have gone on sale for two special charity screenings and Q&A’s on September 20th in NYC. Click here for more information, and enjoy this recently released trailer.