The Fat Lady Never Sings: How a High School Football Team Found Redemption on the Baseball Diamond
Branded losers forever, three highschool football players and their coaches seek redemption on the baseball diamond.
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Once school starts in the fall, Friday nights are typically reserved for one thing—high school football games. The Fat Lady Never Sings tells the true story of Derby, Connecticut’s 1992 Red Raider baseball team as told by then-assistant coach, Steven M. Reilly. When the town’s remarkable 28-year football winning streak comes to an end, three seniors on the team are branded “losers.” Determined to seek redemption by playing on the baseball team, these multi-sport athletes forever leave their mark on this small Connecticut town after helping the team advance to the championship game of the state baseball tournament.