Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Annie's voice over at the end of the film says 'Walt Whitman once said, 'I see great things in baseball. It's our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us.' You can look it up.' Which manager used to say 'You can look it up'?||The Great Baseball Film 'Bull Durham'
Casey Stengel. The full quote from Whitman is: 'I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game. It will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, give them a larger physical stoicism. Tend to relieve us from being a nervous, dyspeptic set. Repair these losses, and be a blessing to us.'
through his eyelids. Like the lizards of the Galapogos Islands.
21 days. He calls them 'the 21 greatest days of my life. You get white balls for batting practice. And the ballparks are like cathedrals. The hotels all have room service. And the women all have long legs and brains.'
3 days. Crash tells Annie he believes 'in the soul,...the small of a woman's back, the hanging curve ball, high fiber, good scotch, that the novels of Susan Sontag are self-indulgent, overrated crap. I believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. I believe there ought to be a constitutional amendment outlawing Astroturf and the designated hitter. I believe in the sweet spot, soft-core pornography, opening your presents Christmas morning rather than Christmas Eve...'
most home runs. Crash breaks the record with another team which he hooked on with after getting released by the Durham Bulls.
She only hooks up with one guy each season.. Annie's explanation to Crash and Nuke: 'These are the ground rules. I hook up with one guy a season. Usually takes me a couple weeks to pick the guy -- kinda my own spring training. And, well, you two are the most promising prospects of the season so far, so I just thought we should kinda get to know each other.'
'He's a little different. I actually saw him read a book without pictures once.'.
|In Annie's voice over at the start of the film, she says she decided to 'give Jesus a chance' when she found out that there were the same number of stitches in a baseball as beads in a Catholic rosary. How many does she say are in each?||The Great Baseball Film 'Bull Durham'
Max Patkin. Max Patkin, the 'Clown Prince of Baseball', performs on the field and then that night in the bar tells Annie that Crash has 'played in more ballparks than I have.'
Kurt Russell. Russell, who had been a minor league ballplayer till a shoulder injury ended his career at age 22, had read the script and talked to Shelton about playing the role. He went to Europe for 3 weeks and when he came back Kevin Costner had already been cast.
|According to Crash, whose novels are 'self-indulgent' and 'over-rated'?||Bull Durham
Susan Sontag. He also believes that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, like good scotch, and a few other things.
|Late in the movie, during the first game Nuke loses in a long time, the players have a meeting on the mound. What does the assistant coach say about it?||Bull Durham
'Pretty soon they'll call roll'. 'Candlesticks are always nice... OK. Let's get two!'
|Before he got the assistant coach job at Durham, what did Larry Hackett used to sell?||Bull Durham
Lady Kenmores. 'Nasty. Oohhhh... nasty.'
|What team was Crash hitting clean up for when he hit a homerun off Larry Hackett (the assistant coach)?||Bull Durham
Shreveport. Crash 'tattooed it... over the Michelin Tire sign' and beat him 4-3. Larry should have thrown a slider...
|What is the team motto for the Durham Bulls (written on the stadium and always said by the announcer)?||Bull Durham
The Greatest Show On Dirt. When your mascot gets beaned, how can it not be the greatest show on dirt?
|Crash played in the show once, where they hit white balls for batting practice and someone else handled your luggage. What did the women have?||Bull Durham
Long legs and brains. 'They throw ungodly breaking stuff in the show too...'
|In the beginning of the movie, an announcement over the PA system states a little girl has lost her father -- what was her full name?||Bull Durham
Lyda Ann Baker. Sorry -- I know this was hard, but the female PA announcer's southern accent was so perfect when she said it.
|When Nuke breathes through his eyelids, it's like the lava lizards. When he sees without looking it's like the...?||Bull Durham
Aztecs. 'Is it a Mayan thing?' 'Aztec'. 'I always get them confused...'
|What does the coach call his players after he throws all the bats into the showers?||Bull Durham
Lollygaggers . 'You guys... you lollygag the ball around the infield...'
|What number or symbol is on Max Patkin's jersey?||Bull Durham
? . 'The Clown Prince of Baseball'. Crash has played in more ballparks than even Max has.
Volvo. They must have found this car the same place they found the inflatable wieners. By the way, I believe it's a Volvo pv444.
|What was the assistant coach playing with when Crash first came into the manager's office as the 'player to be named later'?||Bull Durham
Blow up Oscar Meyer Hotdogs. Where, exactly, does one find a blow up Oscar Meyer 12 pack of hot dogs?
Cosmic All-Stars. I didn't know that Walt pitched....
Calvin . Who even thought up the name for him?
|What side of the plate did Crash Davis hit from?||Bull Durham
Switch. He's actually got a really good swing from either side.
|What does Annie do to "Nuke" after she ties him up in bed?||Bull Durham
Reads poetry to him. "Nuke" thinks the whole thing is great and kind of kinky, until she starts reading poetry (Walt Whitman) instead of having sex with him.
|What did a player win, if he hit a home run that hit the bull above the right field fence?||Bull Durham
A free steak. An opposing player hits a home run off the bull after Crash tells him what kind of pitch is coming. When Crash goes to the mound, he tells LaLoosh "that guy just won a free steak." When the bull was hit, its eyes lit up and smoke came out of its nose.
|According to Coach Larry Hockett (Robert Wuhl), what makes a nice wedding gift?||Bull Durham
Candlesticks. Coach Hockett gives this advice during a conference at the mound when, according to Crash, they are dealing with a lot of heavy stuff.
|During a conversation at the mound, Crash tells "Nuke" that strikeouts are what?||Bull Durham
Fascist. Crash is lecturing LaLoosh at the mound after he keeps throwing fastballs, and he says that strikeouts are fascist.
|During a speech to Annie, Crash mentions, among other things, that he believes presents should be opened on Christmas Day and not Christmas Eve. Who does he say killed J.F.K.?||Bull Durham
Lee Harvey Oswald. Davis says that he believes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. The irony was that years later, Kevin Costner played Jim Garrison in the Oliver Stone movie "J.F.K.", in which he set out to prove there was a conspiracy.
|During that same locker room tongue lashing, what does Manager Riggins accuse the players of doing?||Bull Durham
Lollygagging. He tells the team that they lollygag to first base, they lollygag to the outfield, they lollygag in and out of the dugout, etc. Then he asks Coach Hockett what that makes them and he perceptively answers "Lollygaggers."