‘Bad News Bears’ Star Running for Congress
David Pollock played Bears pitcher Rudy Stein in the 70’s and now he’s trying to take his talents to Washington.
Pollock starred as the character in all three original ‘Bad News Bears’ movies. You may remember that he was the kid who learned how to get hit by a pitch.
Anyway, has spent a post-film career working for Rocketdyne, dealing with NASA and the military, and in city politics in his home of Moorpark, California. He’s now running for Congress as a Democrat in the new 26th Congressional district in California.
According to his campaign website, he has been an elected official in the city for 17 years, on both the City Council and Board of Education. He was elected to the California School Board Association, of which he later became president.