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Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 17 April 1998 (USA)
Gus Cantrell is a major league pitcher in the twilight of his career. He contacted by Roger Dorn, General Manager of the Minnesota Twins, and offered the role of managing the Buzz, the ... See full summary »

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Gus Cantrell is a major league pitcher in the twilight of his career. He contacted by Roger Dorn, General Manager of the Minnesota Twins, and offered the role of managing the Buzz, the Twins' AAA team. Cantrell accepts but regrets it almost immediately. The Buzz is a dysfunctional no-hoper team, with an odd assortment of characters. However, Cantrell quickly sets about forging them into a winning team. Written by grantss

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They're Just Nine Players Short of a Dream Team

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Rated PG-13 for brief language | See all certifications »
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17 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Major League 3: Back to the Minors  »

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$2,087,011 (USA) (17 April 1998)

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$3,551,208 (USA) (15 May 1998)
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Trivia

Gus Cantrell (Scott Bakula) asks Rube Baker (Eric Bruskotter), "Weren't you in the San Diego Padres' organization?" In "The Fan (1996)," Bruskotter plays the Padres' catcher. See more »

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At the beginning of the scene when Gus and Maggie are watching Downtown, Maggie is on Gus' right side, but the next time we see them, Maggie is on Gus' left side. See more »

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Billy 'Downtown' Anderson: Wait a sec, Gus Cantrell, 6'1", 185 pounds, throws right, bats right.
Gus Cantrell: Yeah.
Billy 'Downtown' Anderson: Yeah, I had triples of your rookie card when I was in grade school.
Gus Cantrell: Do you still have them?
Billy 'Downtown' Anderson: No, I traded them all for one player to be named at a later date. I'm kidding.
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Man, this is Scott back to his best. Even more polished than the famed and acclaimed Quantum Leap. Pure class!! This film had me in stitches. Both times I watched it!!! Wow, and he is more than abley backed up by his arch enemy Leonard Huff. Pure genius.


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