Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant. Written by
Stewart M. Clamen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Picture That Cops the Pennant for Great Entertainment!
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Did You Know?
won the Tony for Best Actress (Musical) in 1956 for "Damn Yankees!" for the role she recreated in the film version. Russ Brown
won the 1956 Tony Award Best Featured Actor in a Musical and Rae Allen
was nominated for the 1956 Tony Award Best Featured Actress in a Musical and both roles were recreated in the movie version by the same actors. See more
When Joe appears in his first game as a pinch-hitter, he hits a home run on an 0-1 pitch. As he rounds the bases, he is met at home by a few teammates. While shaking their hands, he clearly misses touching home plate. See more
I see it all now! Ya doped me. But why? Why?
Because I love him!
Referenced in Curse II: The Bite