A League Of Their Own

Trivia: Betty Spaghetti is played by director Penny Marshall's daughter, Tracy Reiner. Walter Harvey is played by the director's brother, Gary Marshall.

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Trivia: Before the final game, Doris's father tells the ticket scalper that he's going to take Doris out for a steak dinner as a surprise. After the team loses, Doris ironically stats that "I'm so depressed I could eat a cow."

Krista
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Trivia: The notoriously hard-to-work-with Debra Winger was originally cast as Dottie, but she and Penny Marshall had so many creative differences that she was replaced by Geena Davis.

Krista
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Trivia: To get the role of Dottie, Geena Davis actually had to audition in Penny Marshall's backyard.

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Trivia: The Geena Davis character is heavliy based on the early life of Kathleen Mann a Canadian teacher. Miss Mann was recruited while still a teenager in the 1930s to be a part of a new women's baseball league because of her talent as a pitcher. She actually toured for several years with the league, but then concentrated on her true love of teaching. She spent over 75 years teaching at the famed St. Michael's Choir School in Toronto! Some of her famous alumni include the Four Lads, the Crew Cuts, Michael Ontkean from "Twin Peaks" and the Barenaked Ladies.

Visible crew/equipment: After the Peaches are introduced at their first game, they run onto the field. If you watch the background carefully, Rosie O'Donnell clearly trips over a production wire. (00:35:50)

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Kit: Have you ever heard dad introduce us? "This is our daughter Dottie and this is our other daughter, Dottie's sister." They should've just had you and bought a dog.

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Question: Why did Dottie want to be traded to another team, and why was Kit traded?

Answer: Dottie wanted to be traded to alleviate the sibling rivalry between her and her kid sister, Kit. Instead, Kit was the who was traded because Dottie was the more talented player.

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