A League of Their Own revolves around a drunken ex-baseball star who manages a girls’ baseball league while male baseball players are off fighting WWII.

Director Penny Marshall re-created the wartime era when women’s baseball had a good chance of sweeping the nation. The story begins as a tycoon scours the country to find women who could play ball. Two sisters – Dottie (Geena Davis) and Kit (Lori Petty) – are discovered. The girls come to Chicago to try out for the team with other prospects that include Mae Mordabito (Madonna), Doris Murphy (Rosie O’Donnell), and Marla Hooch (Megan Cavanagh). One-time home-run champion Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks), who is now a broken-down alcoholic, is hired to coach. By the end of the season, the team competes in the World Series.

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A League of Their Own (1992) Comedy, Drama, Sport | 128min | 1 July 1992 (USA) 7.3
Director: Penny MarshallWriter: Kim Wilson, Kelly CandaeleStars: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori PettySummary: During World War II when all the men are fighting the war, most of the jobs that were left vacant because of their absence were filled in by women. The owners of the baseball teams, not wanting baseball to be dormant indefinitely, decide to form teams with women. So scouts are sent all over the country to find women players. One of the scouts, passes through Oregon and finds a woman named Dottie Hinson, who is incredible. He approaches her and asks her to try out but she's not interested. However, her sister, Kit who wants to get out of Oregon, offers to go. But he agrees only if she can get her sister to go. When they try out, they're chosen and are on the same team. Jimmy Dugan, a former player, who's now a drunk, is the team manager. But he doesn't feel as if it's a real job so he drinks and is not exactly doing his job. So Dottie steps up. After a few months when it appears the girls are not garnering any attention, the league is facing closure till Dottie does something that ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com


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