Is hardball based on a true story?

Hardball” is based on a true story — Daniel Coyle’s book about coaching Cabrini-Green kids, “Hardball: A Season in the Projects” — but you’d never know it didn’t spring from someone whose limited knowledge of poor urban kids was gleaned solely from movies.

Subsequently, one may also ask, is Hard Ball a true story?

Hardball” is based on a true story — Daniel Coyle’s book about coaching Cabrini-Green kids, “Hardball: A Season in the Projects” — but you’d never know it didn’t spring from someone whose limited knowledge of poor urban kids was gleaned solely from movies.

Secondly, how did G baby die in hardball? Just after Conor drops the kids off at home after winning the pre-championship game, GBaby is struck and killed by a stray bullet and Kofi has to hold him as he dies. Conor wants to forfeit the game, but Andre and especially Kofi, rallies the team together.

Beside above, where did the movie Hardball take place?

DETROIT NEXT STOP FOR REEVES’ BASEBALL MOVIE. Keanu Reeves is expected in the Motor City this week to film scenes for his new movie, “Hardball.” The locale — Tiger Stadium, the old home of the Detroit Tigers.

What is the movie hardball about?

Conor (Keanu Reeves) is a ticket scalper, gambler and, now, Little League coach for a rag-tag team of kids in one of the toughest part of Chicago. He’s no role model, but his buddy Jimmy won’t help him pay off his gambling debts unless Conor coaches Jimmy’s corporately sponsored team. Surprising even himself, Conor becomes attached to his players — and to their attractive schoolteacher (Diane Lane) — and drawn into their tough and sometimes tragic lives.

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