Corrected entry: Just before Kit bats in the 9th inning of the last World Series game, the preceding batter hits a foul pop-up that Dottie catches while going into her team's dugout, with a runner on 1st base. According to the rules, the runner could have tagged up and gone to 2nd base, therefore putting herself in scoring position as the tying run.
Corrected entry: At the end of the movie when the women are at the ballpark, the scene shows an "older" Dottie standing with a suitcase in her right hand looking out at the baseball field. In the very next shot, the older Doris, like earlier in the movie, suddenly throws a baseball at her and Dottie, without dropping the suitcase, reaches up and catches the ball in her right hand. How could she grab the ball so easily if just seconds before she was holding the suitcase, and we never saw her put it down?
Corrected entry: A big deal is made about Marla's appearance but no one even mentions Doris' appearance.
Corrected entry: Technically not really a mistake, but I have to question the strategy of the Racine manager in Game 7 of the world series. The situation is two outs, top of the ninth, Racine up 1-0, with runners at second and third and Dottie coming up. Now, Dottie has already been established as the best player in the league. Wouldn't the prudent choice here be, with first base open, to intentionally walk her and take their chances with the beauty queen on deck? The World Series is on the line, and Racine wants to take its chances against Dottie? It was obviously the wrong call, since Dottie ends up blasting a single to score the runners and give Rockford a lead. Just imagine if it were Game 7 of the real World Series, and Barry Bonds came up in this situation, with first base open. What would you do?
Corrected entry: In the scene during the championship game, Kit slams into Dottie at the plate to win the game. If you watch carefully you will notice that Kit never actually touches homeplate. She soars over homeplate but never actually touches it.
Corrected entry: There is a scene when one of the players from the opposing teams hits the ball. When she does she quite obviously steps out of the batting box, which is automatically out.
Corrected entry: In the locker room after the game were Kit gets taken out, Dottie says, "It was an important game. It got us into the playoffs." With only 4 teams in the league, it is impossible to have a playoff AND a World Series.
Corrected entry: Racine chose to pitch to Dottie instead of walking her, and paid for it with two runs. But Dottie gives it back with some shoddy play of her own. She has Kit beat by a mile at the plate when Kit is running for home, but Dottie braces for a hit instead of simply tagging her and moving to the side, as most major league catchers would know to do on plays that aren't even close. But it sure does create a dramatic moment between the sisters, doesn't it?
Corrected entry: In the scene in which Marla is waving good-bye to her dad at the train station, there's an American flag reflected in the window. But as the train is pulling away from the station, you can clearly see that there's no American flag flying anywhere near the station.
Corrected entry: In the scene where the scout first leads Dottie and Kit onto Wrigley Field, the viewer can see the stadium lights at the top of the shot. However, in 1943 Wrigley Field did not have stadium lighting. It wasn't until 1988 that Wrigley Field finally installed stadium lighting.
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