The Silent Natural

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Showings

Pickford Film Center Tue, Sep 24 5:45 PM
Film Info
Rating:NR
Reason for rating:.
Official Site:http://dummyhoy.jigsy.com/
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4CPOVXavQA
Country of Origin:USA
Language:English
Genre:Drama

Description

Presented by Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Bellingham as part of International Week of the Deaf. He made thousands of fans cheer, but never heard one. William "Dummy" Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800's. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for "strike" and "ball" to the game and overcame many obstacles to became one of the greatest players of his time.