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Major League Movie

Movie Review for Major League

Summary

If you like baseball with a tinge of humor, you’ll love this 80s movie. A baseball team sucks at the game, but could they improve?

Major League DVD

Plot

Rachel Phelps (played by Margaret Whitton) inherits a baseball team in the movie “Major League.” She hates Cleveland and wants to take the new team to Florida but the contractual obligations with Cleveland are holding her back.

In order for Phelps to take the team to Florida, the attendance rating has to be low and the only way this can be achieved is if she hires a few bad ball players in the movie “Major League.” The team plays bad and are also in bad shape but when they learn of Phelps scheme, her plan is about to backfire.

Cast

Jake Taylor - Tom Berenger
Rick 'Wild Thing' Vaughn - Charlie Sheen
Roger Dorn - Corbin Bernsen
Rachel Phelps - Margaret Whitton
Lou Brown - James Gammon
Lynn Wells - Rene Russo
Willie Mays Hayes - Wesley Snipes
Charlie Donovan - Charles Cyphers
Eddie Harris - Chelcie Ross
Pedro Cerrano - Dennis Haysbert
Pepper Leach - Andy Romano
Harry Doyle - Bob Uecker
'Duke' Temple - Steve Yeager
Clue Haywood - Peter Vuckovich
Suzanne Dorn - Stacy Carroll

Trivia

Pete Vuckovich, a former pitcher with the New York Yankees, makes an appearance in the movie “Major League.”

“Major League” was nominated for a Japanese movie award.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Major League was released to theatres on 04/07/1989 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $49,793,054 at the box office in the US.


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