Mr. Baseball

Mr. Baseball (1992)

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Jack Elliot: Baseball is a game, and games are supposed to be fun.

Uchiyama: But we are losing.
Jack Eliot: We're behind. BIG difference.

Hiroko Uchiyama: Something very definite. Definite that Baseball and Jack always come before Hiroko and Jack.

Jack Eliot: We're not athletes, we're baseball players.

Jack Elliot: Japanese way, 'Shut up and Take it'.
Hiroko Uchiyama: Jack's way, 'ME, ME, ME'! Sometimes acceptance and cooperation are strengths also.

Jack Elliot: Just let them have a little fun.
Uchiyama: Baseball is work. Not fun.
Jack Elliot: Baseball is grown men getting paid to play a game. When you were a kid, I bet you didn't pick up a bat and ball because you were dying to work. A player's career is short enough. Let them enjoy it.

Yoji Nishimura, Jack's Interpreter: Jack-San. If you want Yoji's advice about the babes, you come to Yoji with... respect.
Jack Elliot: Hai.
Yoji Nishimura, Jack's Interpreter: Hai? As in Yes?
Jack Elliot: Hai as in Yes.
Yoji Nishimura, Jack's Interpreter: Hmmmmm. Yes.

Other mistake: Towards the end of the movie when the Dragons are playing the Giants for the pennant, Uchiyama argues with the umpire when he called Jack out for touching home plate. He bumps him not once, but twice. No umpire would stand for this; Uchiyama would've been ejected from the game immediatley.

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Trivia: Jack's home run streak and the fight with the Hiroshima Carp pitcher who hit him were based on 2 actual events by 2 differnt American ex-Baseball players playing in Japan, Randy Bass and Warren Cromartie respectively.

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