The Naked Gun is not a baseball movie, but has one of the most famed baseball scenes of all-time. Leslie Nielsen’s character is Lt. Frank Drebin who poses as opera singer Enrico Pallazzo to sing the national anthem, then as an umpire – all to catch would-be assassin who turns out to be Reggie Jackson.

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) Comedy, Crime | 85min | 2 December 1988 (USA) 7.6
Director: David ZuckerWriter: Jerry Zucker, Jim AbrahamsStars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. SimpsonSummary: Queen Elizabeth II of England is coming to town, and Vincent Ludwig has plans to assassinate her using a brainwashed baseball player. During the game, veteran sports broadcasters Mel Allen, Curt Gowdy, Dick Enberg, Dick Vitale, Tim McCarver, and Jim Palmer are among those in a crowded booth. The game features former Major League players like Jay Johnstone and umpire Joe West, and Reggie Jackson as an unexpected assassin.


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