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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
Joe Louis Brown
If they gonna try to lynch me, I'm gonna take two or three of 'em with me!