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Tanner Boyle is a foulmouthed short-tempered shortstop with a Napoleon complex. After suffering a horrible loss on their first game, he picks a fight with the entire seventh grade from his school (and loses). He tends to curse more than the others, and often insults and bullies Timmy .

Tanner was portrayed by Chris Barnes in the first two films, by Meeno Peluce in the TV series and by Timmy Deters in the remake film .


Original Tanner

TV Tanner

Remake Tanner


  • He wears number 12.
  • He is the main protagonist of the episode ¨Tanner´s Bird ¨.