Home Run is the fictional story of Cory Brand, a hotshot big league baseball player whose fast lane life and cockiness hide a little boy crushed by an abusive, alcoholic father.
Not surprisingly, Cory
has followed his
now deceased father into alcoholism.
After a drunken temper tantrum over an umpire's call, Cory
is suspended for eight weeks.
Like other films that borrow from this narrative skeleton, Cory
finds himself stuck in his
proverbial podunk home town.
demons and his
One bit of realism will not be lost on baseball fans who see Home Run: Scott Elrod, the actor who plays Cory, can really hit.
A romantic storyline involves a former girlfriend with whom Cory
had a son.
abandoned them for his