When Nuke is giving his interview at the big league stadium after being called up to the majors, he's wearing a t-shirt for the ska-punk band Fishbone
. Tim Robbins
in real life is a huge fan of the band. Fishbone would also feature in the movie Tapeheads
(1988), released later that same year, starring Robbins and John Cusack
, who is also a big fan of Fishbone. See more
When the players are having their conference at the mound in the game where Nook's dad is at the game and Jose's glove has a curse on it, Crash has his helmet on backwards so that the catcher's mask can fit on it. The back of the helmet has #20 on it instead of his #8. See more
I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. You see, there's ...