There are a lot of new movies in the fall lineup. All the major networks have something for everyone. Whether you are looking for comedies, dramas, documentaries, and even sports, there is a movie for you. Coming on Thursday, September 22 to the Fox network is a movie about the first woman to play major league baseball. Pitch is a television series and the first program of its kind. The series portrays the story about fictional Ginny Baker who was chosen to play for the San Diego Padres.

Whether you like baseball or not, you will like the movie because it is much more than about baseball. It is an emotional story about things surrounding Baker and her strong desire to play what is typical called a man's sport.

About Pitch

Fox has ordered 14 episodes of Pitch. Based on the title, one will know that the star of the series is a pitcher. The network partnered with Major League Baseball for the series.

 This allows producers and the network to film the movie in a baseball stadium as well as have fair use of baseball uniforms and logos. This movie is realistic because it brings excitement and tension just as if one was at a real baseball game. The aim of the movie is to empower young girls as is clearly seen through this coming-of-age story. 

About Ginny Baker

Ginny Baker is a fictional character played by Kylie Bunbury.

Baker is a talented athlete who came into instant fame after she was asked by the San Diego Padres to make her Major League debut. Even though the main character and the story are not real, there were many baseball officials on hand to make sure the rules of baseball were followed so the movie could be as real and authentic as it could be. For instance, Fox Sports analyst C.J. Nitkowski and former pitcher Gregg Olson have made sure the movie is true to baseball.

The movie is worth seeing. However, people on social media are wondering why the creators, writers, and producers didn't come up with a movie about a real female such as Mo'Ne Davis. Writer Dan Fogelman said part of the inspiration for the show came from Davis, the baseball player who was the first female to win a Little League World Series game. Maybe there is still a chance for a Mo'Ne Davis movie.

Let's hope so.

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