The Natural

The Natural (1984)

22 mistakes

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Character mistake: When Hobbs was at bat for the game winning HR, the base runners were focused solely on Hobbs instead of the pitcher, who could have thrown out either. This was the Majors, not Little League.

Tony Fox

Factual error: The national anthem, which is played before an afternoon game in the movie, was not played before major league ballgames in 1939. That didn't start until 1941, and wasn't done by all major league clubs until 1942.

rivercritter

Gus Sands: If it isn't enough, tell us what you had in mind.
Roy Hobbs: To hit away.

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