In 1943 Major League Baseball has been decimated by call-ups to the armed services, leaving the ladies to step up to the plate, literally, keeping the sport alive for a nation in need of escapism. Coached by drunken ex-player Jimmy Dugan the combats the camaraderie and jealousy of the girls to lead them to success.
More often than not, to quote Saturday Night Live stalwart Jon Lovitz's odious scout Gappy, "Ladies, it's been a thin slice of heaven."
Reviewed by Angie Errigo
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