Filed under: Baseball cards, Pedro Cerrano, Roger Dorn, Harry Doyle, Major League: Back to the Minors, Tanaka, "That bitch" Rachel Phelps, Gus Cantrell, Billy "Downtown" Anderson, Rube Baker, Hog Ellis, Juan Lopez, Pops Morgan, Isuro "Taka" Tanaka, Duke Temple | Tags: Major League, Baseball movies, MLB, Jobu, baseball, Pedro Cerrano, Harry Doyle, Roger Dorn, Corbin Bernsen, Dennis Haysbert, Major League: Back to the Minors, Scott Bakula, MiLB, Gus Cantrell, indians major league movie
The off-season is like watching Major League: Back To The Minors – you just can’t wait for it to end.
Don’t get me wrong, it’s not the worst baseball movie I have ever seen — even if it takes the Major League name created by my boys, my Cleveland Indians, and stomps it into the ground complete with a bee sting in the ass.
From the mascot? We could only be so lucky — that’s one big bee. (And he’s got an attitude as you can see at left.)
It’s worth watching once, OK maybe twice, just so you can get the full impact of computer-generated baseballs — from the pitcher’s hand to the plate and off the bat and into the outfield — along with Ted McGinley.
The Ted McGinley.
(Can’t hate Scott Bakula, err Gus Cantrell … he’s all this movie’s got.)
If it had nothing to do with the Major League franchise, then some of the players might be acceptable, funny, characters. But what they did to Pedro Cerrano once again?
And how did Roger Dorn find all that money to buy the Minnesota Twins when “that bitch” Rachel Phelps took him to the cleaners when he owned the Tribe? And when did Harry Doyle lose his job in Cleveland?
But at least there are baseball cards.
See them all below.
– Lou Brown
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