Baseball rookie Frank X. Farrell is a phenom, a kid who can hurl the ol horsehide and swing the lumber so well he may lead Chicagos beloved Cubbies to a pennant. He can sure spin excuses and blarney, too! Joe E. Brown brings a whirlybird wind-up and a love for the game to this comic Ring Lardner tale. You cant tell the players without a scorecard but sports-minded moviegoers recognized Bob Meusel, Jim Thorpe and other former professional ball players on the films diamonds. But an even bigger treat forviewers then and now is the first screen appearance of a future movie immortal singled out as a charming newcomer by Frank S. Nugent in The New York Times. Her name: Olivia de Havilland. **Please be aware that this isa manufactured on demand disc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.