History Film / TheSandlot

4th Feb '16 6:56:02 PM Mullon
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8th Nov '15 8:30:01 PM IlGreven
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* CareerEndingInjury: Mr. Mertle took a "high hard one" to the head which caused him to go blind, ending his baseball career.
14th Oct '15 9:40:57 PM jedidarrick
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25th Aug '15 6:48:56 AM ChaoticNovelist
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** [[spoiler: The Great Fear in ''2''.]]

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** %%** [[spoiler: The Great Fear in ''2''.]]



* BigEater: The fat kid in each film.

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* BigEater: The fat kid in each film.film is often seen eating.



* BlackSheep: One of The Beast's children, the Great Fear, in ''2''.

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* %%* BlackSheep: One of The Beast's children, the Great Fear, in ''2''.



* CarryingACake: During the ChaseScene at the end.

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* CarryingACake: During the ChaseScene at the end.end, the bakers avoid this trope twice, only to fail at the last moment. Cake in the face and they feel despair.



* ChaseScene: The film's climactic scene is Benny [[spoiler: outrunning the Beast all over the whole town and to the sandlot again. LITERALLY all over town!]]

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* ChaseScene: The film's climactic scene is Benny [[spoiler: outrunning the Beast all over the whole town and to the sandlot again. again; LITERALLY all over town!]]



* DeathGlare: In ''Heading Home'', between Tommy and EJ.

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* %%* DeathGlare: In ''Heading Home'', between Tommy and EJ.



* EarnYourHappyEnding: What Tommy ends up getting at the end of ''Heading Home''.

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* %%* EarnYourHappyEnding: What Tommy ends up getting at the end of ''Heading Home''.



* {{Jerkass}}: E.J. Needman in ''Heading Home''.

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* IHaveManyNames: All of the boys (except Smalls at first, since he's new to baseball) idolize Babe Ruth, and they commonly refer to him by one of Ruth's numerous nicknames (most commonly, The Bambino). In fact, only Mr. Mertle uses Ruth's real first name, George.
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{{Jerkass}}: E.J. Needman in ''Heading Home''.



* NiceHat: Inverted with Small's first hat, which Benny tells him to throw in his fireplace, and played straight with the hat he gives Smalls.
** [[spoiler: He doesn't throw the hat away. He's wearing it while announcing the game.]]

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* NiceHat: Inverted with Small's first hat, which Benny tells him to throw in his fireplace, and played straight with the hat he gives Smalls. \n** [[spoiler: He doesn't throw the hat away. He's wearing it while announcing the game.]]



** Same with ''2''.
** Zig-zagged with ''Heading Home'', which becomes the focus of the film this time.

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** Same with ''2''.
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%%** Zig-zagged with ''Heading Home'', which becomes the focus of the film this time.



** The other sandlot teams in ''2'' and ''Heading Home''.
* TheRedBaron[=/=]IHaveManyNames: All of the boys (except Smalls at first, since he's new to baseball) idolize Babe Ruth, and they commonly refer to him by one of Ruth's numerous nicknames (most commonly, The Bambino). In fact, only Mr. Mertle uses Ruth's actual first name, George.



** [[spoiler: Hercules, aka, "The Beast"]]
** [[spoiler:And one of his children, Goliath aka "The Great Fear", in ''The Sandlot 2''.]]

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** [[spoiler: Hercules, aka, "The Beast"]]
Beast" becomes the mascot for the Sandlot team. ]]
** [[spoiler:And one [[spoiler:One of his Hercules' children, Goliath aka "The Great Fear", does likewise in ''The Sandlot 2''.]]



* ThrowingDownTheGauntlet: "You play ball like a '''''GIRL!'''''"\\

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* ThrowingDownTheGauntlet: "You play ball like a '''''GIRL!'''''"\\'''''GIRL!'''''". Those are fighting words.
25th Aug '15 6:35:21 AM ChaoticNovelist
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** Such serendipity: Ham is the catcher for the team too.
24th Aug '15 9:54:33 PM lorgskyegon
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** [[spoiler: He doesn't throw the hat away. He's wearing it while announcing the game.]]


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** Such serendipity: Ham is the catcher for the team too.
22nd May '15 5:34:07 AM DeadlyAssassin
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Inversion. Despite takin place in 1960s Los Angeles, the film was shot in Salt Lake City, Utah.
27th Apr '15 12:07:45 AM ChiliConQueso
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* WidescreenShot: All over this movie. People tend to be very spread out when they're on a baseball field.
11th Apr '15 10:43:15 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: ''Heading Home''

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* %%* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: ''Heading Home''



* TeamPet: [[spoiler: Hercules, aka, "The Beast"]]

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* TeamPet: TeamPet:
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[[spoiler: Hercules, aka, "The Beast"]]



* TokenMinority: There's one black kid in the Sandlot gang in each film.

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11th Apr '15 9:48:27 AM AriRockefeller
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-->'''Hamilton''': You play ball like a '''''GIRL'''''!

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-->'''Hamilton''': You play ball like a '''''GIRL'''''!'''''GIRL'''''!\\
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