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Here Come the Tigers (1978)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  14 April 1979 (Japan)
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Amiable cop Eddie Burke and his clumsy partner Burt Honneger get the impossible job of coaching a little league baseball team called the Tigers that's made up of assorted losers and misfits... See full summary »

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Ralphy Parks
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Umeki Siddaharo
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Roger 'Fingers' Ross
Xavier Rodrigo ...
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Danny Mayfield
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Fritz 'Bionic Mouth' Curtis
Nancy Willis ...
Sharyn Dixon
Andy Weeks ...
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Timmy Deutsch
Richard Lincoln ...
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Amiable cop Eddie Burke and his clumsy partner Burt Honneger get the impossible job of coaching a little league baseball team called the Tigers that's made up of assorted losers and misfits. Can Eddie and Burt whip the Tigers into shape and get the motley crew of oddballs to start winning games so they can have a real shot at the local championship? Written by Woodyanders

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They're Down by 39 Runs in the Last Inning. But They've Not Yet Begun to Fight! See more »

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14 April 1979 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Erhontai oi tigreis  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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When Eddie and Burt respond to the call at Mrs. Mayfield's house, the car they are driving changes between shots. See more »

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Buster's Theme
Music by Harry Manfredini
Lyrics by John Briggs
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Remembering the trailer
31 August 2001 | by (behind the velvet rope) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing the trailer for this film on television. It seems like they ran it alot around release time (usually during re-runs of Gomer Pyle). The producers hired baseball announcer Mel Allen to voice it. After seeing the film years later (also on TV), I can't help but think the money they paid Mel for his voice work probably constituted one of the largest production expenditures.

This movie never fooled anybody. It was conceived and produced to cash in on the wild success of "The Bad News Bears". It flopped and was nearly forgotten (except for this imdb entry).

I don't think you'll see this film on a future AFI treasure list anytime soon.


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