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The Pride of St. Louis (1952)

Unrated | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 20 October 1952 (UK)
The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Jerome Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean
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Patricia Nash Dean
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Johnny Kendall
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Paul Dean
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Leo Cleary ...
Houston Mgr. Ed Monroe (as Leo T. Cleary)
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The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.

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His strong right arm rocketed him to Fame - he was . . . . . The Pride of St. Louis See more »

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When Dizzy is pitching for the Cubs in the World Series, the Wrigley Field scoreboard behind him shows a full schedule of other games being played at the same time. See more »

Quotes

Roscoe: Can Dizzy come out and play?
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Connections

Featured in Diamonds on the Silver Screen (1992) See more »

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National Emblem
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Music by Edwin Eugene Bagley
Played when Dizzy and Pat run into Larry at the ballpark
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Candy coated story about a Hall of Fame pitcher.
10 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is the story of Jerome 'Dizzy' Dean, Hall of Fame pitcher of the St. Louis Cardinals. An injury caused early retirement, a bout with drinking and gambling; but his down home manner led to another career...baseball radio/tv announcing.

Dan Dailey is kind of ho-hum in his attempts at Dean's hayseed mannerisms. Richard Crenna plays Paul Dean, Dizzy's brother, who also pitched for the Cardinals.

Very little actual baseball action, but the movie is interesting and fun to watch. All little boys that have an interest in baseball should watch this along with PRIDE of THE YANKEES and the BABE RUTH STORY.

Also in the cast are Richard Hylton, Joanne Dru, Stuart Randall and Hugh Sanders. Remember to take a good whack and don't forget to slud into second.


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