About the film
Casey at the Bat
Release Date: March 08, 1927
|Slogan||:||«Wait till the see Beery as "Casey" and Hatton as his veteran groundkeeper pal - you can hear the roars of laughter now!»|
|Production Companies||:||Famous Players-Lasky Corporation|
|Writers||:||Monte Brice, Grant Clarke|
Casey is a slovenly junk man in a turn of the twentieth century hick town who has a remarkable ability to play baseball. An unscrupulous New York scout signs him up, so Casey and his equally dishonest manager go to the big leagues. Eventually, the scout and manager conspire to get him drunk and bet against him for a crucial game with the pennant at stake.