When he loses his speed, former Major League Baseball pitcher, Kenny Powers (Danny McBride) is forced to move in with his brother in his old home town. Kenny takes a job as a substitute physical education teacher at his old home town.
Did You Know?
The show is named after the song "Eastbound & Down" by Jerry Reed
. The show's creators initially weren't sure if they could keep this as the title without getting sued. See more
While talking to Kenny, Cassie picks up a blue motorcycle and places it in the toy box. In the next scene it is back at his feet. See more
When my ass was 19 years old, I changed the face of professional baseball. I was handed the keys to the kingdom, multi-million dollar deals, endorsements. Everyone wanted a piece of my shit. Just a man with a mind for victory and an arm like a fucking cannon. But sometimes when you bring the thunder, you get lost in the storm.
Written by Dan Auerbach
and Patrick Carney
Performed by The Black Keys See more