TV Movie | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south.
The teleplay for this film was written by Michael Norell who is best known for playing Captain Hank Stanley on Emergency! (1972).
Joe Louis Brown:
If they gonna try to lynch me, I'm gonna take two or three of 'em with me!
Joe Louis Brown clearly steps in front of home plate to hit his Home Run when he is being intentionally walked. It is against the rules to do so.