reportedly based the character of Nuke LaLoosh on a minor league teammate from his playing days named Steve Dalkowski. Dalkowski is something of a legend among baseball fans and is widely regarded as the fastest throwing pitcher ever. Unlike the character in the film, Dalkowski never made the major leagues. See more
In the opening scene when Annie is walking into the stadium on opening night, the team is warming up on the field and the catcher is wearing #8 (which is Crash's number in the movie with the Bulls), but the catcher that started the season before Crash shows up is shown wearing #10 in the game. See more
Relax, all right? Don't try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring! Besides that, they're fascist. Throw some ground balls - it's more democratic.
Ebby Calvin LaLoosh
What's this guy know about pitching? If he's so good how come he's been in the minors for the last ten years? If he's so good how come Annie wants me instead of him?
Oh, hey, and another thing, Meat. You don't know shit, all right? If you wanna make it to the bigs, you'll listen to me. Annie only wants you so she can boss you ...
La vie en rose
Written by Louiguy
, Édith Piaf
, Mack David
Performed by Édith Piaf
Courtesy of EMI-Pathe Marconi See more