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Idiosyncratic new recruit Francis "Ike" Farrell tries to help the Cubs to the pennant with his pitching and hitting.
This film holds the world record for a studio production with one of its' starring actors surviving the longest after it's release. Olivia de Havilland has survived 84 years and counting since this film was released.
Frank X. Farrell:
Promise? Say, I'd promise anything. Why, I'd get down on my knees right now if I didn't have water on the knee.
The plot hinges on the lights being turned out at the Chicago Cubs' ballpark during a night game, so the hero can change into a uniform. Wrigley Field, the Cubs' home field, did not have lights installed until 1988.
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