Aging minor league pitcher Gus Cantrell is planning to retire, but then Roger recruits Gus to be the manager of the South Carolina Buzz, the Twins AAA minor league team. Gus's mission is to... See full summary »
An exotic dancer marries the owner of a baseball club. He does not survive the honeymoon and she is in control of his ball club. she wants to move to warmer climes where some new stadiums have been built, but her lease has only one escape clause, poor attendance. She fields the worst team she can find. The attitude of the owner gives the misfits and losers something to rally around and they fight back. Written by
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Rachel Phelps' ultimate goal was to move the Indians to Miami. In 1997, the real life Indians lost the World Series to the Miami based Florida Marlins. See more »
During Manager Lou Brown's opening-day locker room speech, there is a flopped shot of Jake Taylor. The team name is obscured but the "Chief Wahoo" logo is backwards and on the opposite sleeve. See more »
Good morning, gentlemen, and welcome to another season of Indians baseball.
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This isn't a great movie, certainly, and it starts off particularly weak, but it does grow on you, particularly if you've lived in Cleveland. The characters are all caricatures, of course. There are no 3-dimensional characters here. But as time goes on, and despite their problems, this Cleveland team begins to come together and play well, you start to like them and hope they will do better, perhaps because we're raised to like the underdog.
Some of the success of this movie must go to the director, who knows how to pace things so that we get involved in them, even though most of the characters aren't particularly likable.
So, in the end, you could do worse, and you won't be bored.
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