History Theatre / DamnYankees

2nd Nov '16 9:11:54 PM mugiwara
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* NonIndicativeName: The story, which is focused on a fan of the ''Washington Senators'' making a DealWithTheDevil to make him a star to help them win the League Pennant, is named ''Damn Yankees.''
26th Aug '16 2:07:14 PM Bdem
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*ChasteHero: Joe. Monogamous, anyway.
1st May '16 12:15:01 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* CutSong: several, as usual. A few were used in the 1994 revival



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Besides being rooted in 50s baseball culture, the Senators left Washington after the 1960 season to become the Minnesota Twins. A new franchise named the Washington Senators replaced them in 1961. The new team continued the losing tradition, and eventually moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area as the Texas Rangers in 1971.
23rd Jan '16 7:52:28 PM DonM435
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Besides being rooted in 50s baseball culture, the Senators left Washington after the 1960 season to become the MinnesotaTwins.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Besides being rooted in 50s baseball culture, the Senators left Washington after the 1960 season to become the MinnesotaTwins.Minnesota Twins. A new franchise named the Washington Senators replaced them in 1961. The new team continued the losing tradition, and eventually moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area as the Texas Rangers in 1971.
5th Dec '15 2:18:39 PM morenohijazo
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* GeorgeWashingtonSleptHere: It mentions this in Lola's song "A Little Brains--A Little Talent," in a joke that had to be {{Bowdlerise}}d out of the film version:
-->You've seen the sign that says George Washington once slept here,\\
Well tho' nobody spied him\\
Guess who was beside him?
2nd Oct '15 4:19:25 AM WiddershinsDaughter
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Besides being rooted in 50s baseball culture, the Senators left Washington after the 1960 season to become the MinnesotaTwins.
11th Sep '15 3:09:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* DevilInDisguise: Applegate. Referencing, of course, ''[[HowDoYouLikeThemApples that particular apple]]'', the first temptation of man; [[TheVamp Lola]] is one of his newer ones.

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* DevilInDisguise: Applegate. Referencing, of course, ''[[HowDoYouLikeThemApples ''[[TemptingApple that particular apple]]'', the first temptation of man; [[TheVamp Lola]] is one of his newer ones.
13th Sep '14 11:27:03 AM StarSword
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* SeductionProofMarriage: Joe manages to resist Lola's best efforts at vamping him and stays as close as he can to the wife who no longer recognizes him after his transformation into a young baseball hero. His fidelity infuriates Applegate, to whom wives are "more trouble than the Methodist Church."
28th Jul '14 11:32:06 AM specialsam110
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* WhenTheClockStrikesTwelve: Joe has to exercise his escape clause before midnight on the twenty-fourth of September.

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* WhenTheClockStrikesTwelve: Subverted. Although Joe has to exercise his escape clause before originally suggests that he be given until midnight on the twenty-fourth of September.September to exercise his escape clause, Applegate pushes it to "a more civil nine o'clock."
16th Mar '13 10:56:45 PM OddHack
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* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial
--> '''Applegate''':If you're referring to the rumor that in reality he is Shifty [=McCoy=], I deny it emphatically.



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