The Making of Major League

A Juuuust a Bit Inside Look at the Classic Baseball Comedy

by Jonathan Knight

$15.95

A behind-the-scenes look at one of the greatest baseball movies ever. Based on interviews with all the major actors, plus crew and producers, it tells how writer/director David S. Ward battled the Hollywood system to turn his love of the underdog Cleveland Indians into a classic screwball comedy. Full of little-known facts and personal stories.

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Softcover / 255 pages / 5.5 x 8.5 in. / ISBN 9781938441646

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“Jonathan Knight has done something I never thought possible: uncover things about ‘Major League’ that I didn’t even know.” — David S. Ward, writer/director

A behind-the-scenes look at one of the greatest baseball movies ever.

If you love watching “Major League,” you’ll be fascinated by this inside story. Based on interviews with all major cast members plus crew and producers, it tells how writer/director David S. Ward battled the Hollywood system to turn his own love of the underdog Cleveland Indians into a classic screwball comedy.

Learn how a tight-knit group of rising young stars (and a few wily veterans) had a blast pretending to play ball while creating several iconic characters. Filled with little-known facts and personal recollections about outtakes and inside jokes, batting practice and script changes, all-night location shoots, bar hopping and more, this is the ultimate guide to the film that reinvented the baseball movie and inspired a generation of belly laughs.

Includes rare photos, storyboard illustrations, script excerpts, and more.

With a foreword by Charlie Sheen.

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Weight 0.73 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 x .5 x 5.5 in
Autographed

Limited quantity of autographed copies available.

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