First of a trilogy of films takes an unflinching look at the underbelly of little league baseball in Southern California. Former minor leaguer Morris Buttermaker is a lazy, beer swilling swimming pool cleaner who takes money to coach the Bears, a bunch of disheveled misfits who have virtually no baseball talent. Realizing his dilemma, Coach Buttermaker brings aboard girl pitching ace Amanda Whurlizer, the daughter of a former girlfriend, and Kelly Leak, a motorcycle punk who happens to be the best player around. Brimming with confidence, the Bears look to sweep into the championship game and avenge an earlier loss to their nemesis, the Yankees.
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The Catcher Can Only Catch a Cold. The Coach Can't Wait to Pass Out. The Pitcher Can't Wait to Fill Out.
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Right before Buttermaker bunts, Englebert's hat and mask are on his head but in the next shot the hat is gone. See more
Coach Morris Buttermaker
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Hey, Ahmad - even Hank Aaron peels the ol' eyelids before he takes a swing!
When the Paramount logo turns blue, the "Paramount" text extends beyond the dark blue area instead of staying inside the dark blue. See more
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