Top 8 Major League Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Major League facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Major League film message.

Charlie Sheens character (Ricky Vaughn) doesn't like wearing hats. He even pantomimes putting one on for the American express commercial.
Charlie Sheens character (Ricky Vaughn) doesn't like wearing hats. He even pantomimes putting one on for the American express commercial.

In "Major League", the old veteran player Jake Taylor's batting helmet doesn't have ear flaps while the younger Willie Mays Hayes and Pedro Serrano do. Ear flaps became mandatory for new players in 1983 but those playing before 1983 were grandfathered in.

Major League Hidden Details

Jake, Willie, and Ricky all focus on the same thing, Jake's wife having dinner just below them, but Ricky is the only one to squint. It is later revealed that he has very bad vision and needs glasses, the very reason he pitches wildly and is nicknamed "Wild Thing".

Bob Uecker makes the call that you can tell how the season is going to go from the first at bat. Willie Mays Hayes bunts for a single, just like the last play in the ALCS.

- Wild Thing consciously avoids alcohol until the season is "over." This is because he's likely on parole.

1 - Team owner Rachel Phelps has an ashtray with little palm trees. Showcasing her hopes of movinf the team to Miami. Not to mention the rest of the owners box
Team owner Rachel Phelps has an ashtray with little palm trees. Showcasing her hopes of movinf the team to Miami. Not to mention the rest of the owners box
1 - When Rick Vaughn visits his love interest Nikki and her youth group, one of the kids is wearing a Chicago Whitesox jersey. Chicago is their most hated enemy in the movie and defeated them in the playoffs in the first installment.
When Rick Vaughn visits his love interest Nikki and her youth group, one of the kids is wearing a Chicago Whitesox jersey. Chicago is their most hated enemy in the movie and defeated them in the playoffs in the first installment.
Major League poster
Major League poster

Major League Plot

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Major League. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Sport
Director David S. Ward
Stars Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton
IMDB score 7.2