San Francisco’s “Batkid” stars in documentary

By Erik Catalan

Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, left, throws the ceremonial first pitch next to Batman before an opening day baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. On Nov. 15, 2013, Scott, a Northern California boy with leukemia, fought villains and rescued a damsel in distress as a caped crusader through The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) ORG XMIT: FXPB102

Batkid took San Francisco by storm in November 2013, and his feature film will likely have a similar effect when it premiers this summer.

“Batkid Begins” documents the story of Miles Scott, a northern California boy who overcome cancer and was granted a special request by the Make-a-Wish foundation.

His wish…to be Batkid. Make-a-Wish turned San Francisco into Gotham City for a day and the rest is history:

At the Giants’ home opener last season, he also threw out one of AT&T Parks’ most memorable first pitches:

His story was an inspiration then, and continues to put smiles on the faces of Giants fans today.

For details about the movie go to, and look for it in select theaters on June 26th.