The Comeback Kid (film)

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The Comeback Kid
Genre Comedy
Written by Joe S. Landon
Directed by Peter Levin
Starring John Ritter
Susan Dey
Doug McKeon
Jeremy Licht
Patrick Swayze
Theme music composer Barry De Vorzon
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Joe S. Landon (associate producer) (as Joe Landon)
Robert M. Myman (associate producer)
Louis Rudolph (producer)
Editor(s) David Newhouse
Cinematography Ric Waite
Running time 97 min.
Production company(s) ABC Circle Films
Distributor ABC
Original network ABC
Original release April 11, 1980

The Comeback Kid is a 1980 television film.


Bubba Newman, a baseball player from the minor league decides to quit baseball and do something else with his life because he feels "down and out". Bubba gets a renewed look at life when he becomes a coach for a group of kids who are underprivileged and finds romance.


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