In “Death on the Diamond,” Pop Clark faces losing his baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals, unless they win the pennant to settle his debts. He brings in ace player Larry Kelly to boost their chances, but it’s not just rival teams they must contend with—mobsters also aim to sabotage their victory, and a shadowy killer begins taking out star players as the pennant race comes to a head.

As the season intensifies, Larry is pulled in multiple directions—winning crucial games, investigating the mysterious murders, and even navigating a romance. With players being eliminated in deadly fashion and the pennant hanging in the balance, can they outsmart their enemies and clinch the win, or will the killer’s next move be a game-ender?

Death on the Diamond | September 14, 1934 (United States) 6.1
Director: Edward SedgwickWriter: Harvey F. Thew, Joseph Sherman, Ralph SpenceStars: Robert Young, Madge Evans, Nat PendletonSummary: Pop Clark is about to lose his baseball team, unless they can win the pennant so he can pay off debts. He hires ace player Larry Evans to ensure the victory. As well as rival teams, mobsters are trying to prevent the wins, and as the pennant race nears the end, Pop's star players begin to be killed, on and off the field. Can Larry romance Pop's daughter, win enough games, and still have time to stop a murderer before he strikes more than three times?


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