When Nuke is giving his interview at the big league stadium after being called up to the majors, he's wearing a t-shirt for the ska-punk band Fishbone
. Tim Robbins
in real life is a huge fan of the band. Fishbone would also feature in the movie Tapeheads
(1988), released later that same year, starring Robbins and John Cusack
, who is also a big fan of Fishbone. See more
When Crash runs towards the backstop to catch a pop foul, he barely catches it (ice cream cone-type catch) as you can clearly see the ball sticking out of his glove. In the next shot, you see him taking the ball from deep in the pocket of his glove. See more
I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. You see, there's ...