Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south.
Did You Know?
, who famously never speaks in his "Penn and Teller" performances, has a speaking role in this film. He was cast because of his resemblance to Henry Gibson
(they play father and son in the film). See more
When Joe Brown and Stud are destroying the car at the end of the movie, Joe Brown smashes the drivers side window. In a subsequent shot, the window is intact. See more
Cecil "Stud" Cantrell
When God made Man, He made him outta string. He had a little left, so He left that little thing. When God made Woman, He made her outta lace. He didn't have enough, so He left that little space. Thank you, God!