Gil Hodges The Quiet Man
Gil Hodges was a man of great character, dignity and courage. He was without question one of the most beloved men in the history of the game. As the first baseman for the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers of the Fifties, and as the manager of the 1969 World Champion Miracle Mets, Gil Hodges made baseball history. This film is the story of his life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his glory days with the Dodgers, his managerial career with the Mets, and his untimely and tragic death at age 47 in 1972.