Bugs plays every defensive position against the Gashouse Gorillas.

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Bugs Bunny / Teetotaller / Umpire / Gas-House Gorillas Catcher - Catcalling / Gas-House Gorillas Left Fielder / Announcer - Final scene (voice)
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At a baseball game between the Gashouse Gorillas and the Tea-Totallers, a heckling Bugs Bunny is forced to play all positions against the brutish Gorillas. Naturally, their muscle is no match for Bugs' wit and pitching skill. Written by <mike.konczewski@itb.mckhboc.com>

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The ballpark is identified as New York City's Polo Grounds, and is seen with the famed upper deck Frieze of the original Yankee Stadium. See more »

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The home team is shown batting at the top of the inning. See more »

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[first lines]
Radio Announcer: And here we are, folks, at the famous Polo Grounds.
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Featured in That's All Folks! Tales from Termite Terrace (2014) See more »

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Sabre and Spurs
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Music by John Philip Sousa
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Also played when Bugs prepares to pitch to the last Gashouse Gorilla
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"I'm only ninety-three and a half yrs old."
28 February 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Classic Bugs Bunny short, directed by Friz Freleng and written by the great Michael Maltese. It's an exciting day at the ball field as the Gas-House Gorillas are playing the Tea Totallers. Things aren't going the Totallers' way, so Bugs steps in and takes on the Gorillas single-handed. Hilarity ensues. It's quite simply one of the best baseball cartoons ever made. Possibly even THE best. Solid voice work, nice music, and excellent animation. Love the colors. The cartoon moves at a fast pace and all of the gags connect well. As I said, it's a classic. Any Looney Tunes fan worth their salt will have seen it at least a few times. I've lost count of how many times I've seen it since childhood but it never gets old to me.


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