History Trivia / MajorLeague

3rd Nov '16 6:25:28 PM Sokudoningyou
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** When the Indians made it to the World Series in 2016, there was an attempt by fans to get Uecker into the booth to announce the game. And to top it off, Creator/CharlieSheen showed up to Game 7 dressed as Vaughn, trying to entice the league into letting him throw out the first pitch.
3rd Oct '16 10:57:04 AM bt8257
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* {{Defictionalization}}: Bob Uecker was in the middle of his long solid career as a RealLife game announcer for the Brewers. After the first movie came out he did more national games and World Series coverage during TheNineties.

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* {{Defictionalization}}: Bob Uecker was in the middle of his long solid career as a RealLife game announcer for the Milwaukee Brewers. After the first movie came out he did more national games and World Series coverage during TheNineties.
3rd Oct '16 10:56:46 AM bt8257
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* TheCastShowOff: Creator/CharlieSheen was actually a pitcher in high school, which gives Vaughn one of the most accurate deliveries in any baseball movie. It also didn't require much fudging to make his fastballs look convincing; although nowhere near Vaughn's triple-digit heater, Sheen was routinely clocked in the high 80s during filming according to WordOfGod.

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* TheCastShowOff: TheCastShowoff: Creator/CharlieSheen was actually a pitcher in high school, which gives Vaughn one of the most accurate deliveries in any baseball movie. It also didn't require much fudging to make his fastballs look convincing; although nowhere near Vaughn's triple-digit heater, Sheen was routinely clocked in the high 80s during filming according to WordOfGod.



** Another alternate ending was the film concluding with Jake and Lynn's wedding, but the director felt this took too much focus off the team's victory.

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** Another alternate ending was the film concluding with Jake and Lynn's wedding, but the director felt this took too much focus off the team's victory.victory.
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2nd Sep '16 9:39:28 PM libertydude
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* ActorAllusion: When in the restaurant with Taylor and Hayes, Vaughn comments that his wearing a tie makes him "feel like a banker". This was 2 years after Film/WallStreet, a film where Creator/CharlieSheen played a stockbroker.

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* ActorAllusion: When in the restaurant with Taylor and Hayes, Vaughn comments that his wearing a tie makes him "feel like a banker". This was 2 years after Film/WallStreet, ''Film/WallStreet'', a film where Creator/CharlieSheen played a stockbroker.



* FakeNationality: African-American Dennis Haysbert playing Cuban Pedro Cerrano.

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* FakeNationality: African-American Dennis Haysbert playing the Cuban immigrant Pedro Cerrano.
2nd Sep '16 9:37:37 PM libertydude
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* ActorAllusion: When in the restaurant with Taylor and Hayes, Vaughn comments that his wearing a tie makes him "feel like a banker". This was 2 years after Film/WallStreet, a film where Creator/CharlieSheen played a stockbroker.


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* FakeNationality: African-American Dennis Haysbert playing Cuban Pedro Cerrano.
27th Apr '16 11:59:27 PM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy / RetroactiveRecognition: "Downtown" Anderson is [[Series/TheShield Shane]].
** Pops moved to Philadelphia and became a ColdCase detective.
** Cerrano became [[Series/TwentyFour President of the United States]].
** The director of Vaughn's Right Guard ad in the second film went on to be a [[Series/TheWestWing White House Communications Director]].
26th Jan '16 9:46:42 PM GrammarNavi
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** The director of Vaughn's Right Guard ad in the second film went on to be a [[TheWestWing White House Communications Director]].

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** The director of Vaughn's Right Guard ad in the second film went on to be a [[TheWestWing [[Series/TheWestWing White House Communications Director]].
19th Dec '15 7:45:22 PM nombretomado
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* HeyItsThatGuy / RetroactiveRecognition: "Downtown" Anderson is [[TheShield Shane]].

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* HeyItsThatGuy / RetroactiveRecognition: "Downtown" Anderson is [[TheShield [[Series/TheShield Shane]].
18th Nov '15 10:22:51 AM DaRatBastid
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* IronyAsSheIsCast: In the first film, the Yankees' power hitter, Clu Haywood, is played by Pete Vuckovich who, while he was an actual major league baseball player, was actually a ''pitcher'' who'd never hit even one home run in his career.

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* IronyAsSheIsCast: In the first film, the Yankees' power hitter, Clu Haywood, is played by Pete Vuckovich who, while he was an actual had been a major league baseball player, was actually a ''pitcher'' who'd never hit even one home run in his career.
18th Nov '15 10:22:09 AM DaRatBastid
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* IronyAsSheIsCast: In the first film, the Yankees' power hitter, Clu Haywood, is played by Pete Vuckovich who, while he was an actual major league baseball player, was actually a ''pitcher'' who'd never hit even one home run in his career.
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