Looking for Oscar chronicles one man's search to find the baseball of his youth, as represented by player Oscar Gamble, AKA "The Greatest Afro of All-Time." Interviews with sports authority and super-fan Bob Costas, "Bull Durham" director Ron Shelton and some of the game's more colorful characters like Bill "Spaceman" Lee, Al "The Mad Hungarian" Hrabosky and Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins, take the viewer back to a time when players had more heart than salary, more hair than could fit under their caps and more polyester than should have been allowed.
Not a film by Ken Burns.
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Bob and Ken Forsch... capitalism, socialism... religion, atheism, agnosticism... Bob Forsch and Ken Forsch... these are the big questions.
Bob Costas improvises an advertisement for Bertman's Stadium Mustard after the credits roll. See more