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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Trivia

Among the ads on the fence is one for "Mike Maltese, Ace Detective" featuring a picture of Michael Maltese (the writer of "Baseball Bugs") with a fedora and a pistol. See more »

Goofs

Halfway through the cartoon, the scoreboard shows the Gas-House Gorillas after four innings with the following scores: 10 + 28 + 16 + 42 for a total of 96 runs. Yet, in the bottom of the ninth, the announcer gives the score as "Gas-House Gorillas: 95 points. Bugs Bunny: 96." See more »

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Radio Announcer: And here we are, folks, at the famous Polo Grounds.
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The Umbrella Man
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Music by Vincent Rose and Larry Stock
Played when the Gashouse Gorilla sees angels
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a comedic home-run!!
5 November 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having just got the "Loony Tunes Golden Collection"(which i HIGHLY recommend, by the way), I'm going to try to comment on most if not all of the cartoons individually. As such the starting statement might seem redundant for those whom read multiple reviews of them, for this i apologize.

Baseball Bugs is a great cartoon of Bugs playing baseball (in all positions) against the Gashouse Gorillas' team. Some funny sight gags make this short great.

My Grade: B+

DVD Extras: Disk 1: an introduction by Chuck Jones; The Boy of Termite Terrice part 1; clips from the films "Two Guys from Texas" and "My Dream is Yours", both with Bugs cameos; Bridging sequences for an episode of "the Bugs Bunny show"; the Astro Nuts audio recording session; 2 vintage trailers; "Blooper Bunny: Bugs Bunny 51st and a half anniversary" with optional commentary with writer Greg Ford & stills gallery


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