Angels In The Outfield
Then: Clohessy played mustachioed pitcher Frank Gates in ‘Angels in the Outfield.’ Five years later, he snagged his most memorable role as honest correctional officer Sean Murphy on the HBO prison drama ‘Oz.’
Children love "Angels in the Outfield." Critics have justifiably called this film "a flimsy exercise in feel-good sentimentality so strained it suggests that even God scans the box scores." (Hal Hinson, Washington Post, July 15, 1994.) This film should be shown to children old enough to know that God does not scan the box scores. A certain amount of feel-good sentimentality is good for people, especially children.