Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two turn-of-the-century baseball players, who work in vaudeville during the off-season, run into trouble with their team's new female owner and a gambler who doesn't want them to win the pennant.
Frank Sinatra's career was struggling at the time and this was made during a period when the only time he did well at the box office was when paired with Gene Kelly. Two of his previous solo appearances, It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) and The Kissing Bandit (1948) did very poorly at the box office.
This may not be such a good idea Miss Higgins. You're kinda cramping their style.
Slappy Burke: Yeah. They're not used to eatin' with skirts. I mean ladies.
K.C. Higgins: Look, Mike, the sooner they get used to seeing me around, the better it's going to be for all of us.
During the Opening Day scene, the color of the opposing team's uniforms changes from gray & red to gray & green.