Angels in the Outfield
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Angels in the Outfield
Though not the most profitable baseball comedy ever made, Angels in the Outfield is one of the most likeable and enduring. Paul Douglas stars as Guffy McGovern, the combative, foul-mouthed manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. With his team in the basement once more, McGovern has plenty to complain about. All this changes when, while wandering through Forbes Field at night, Guffy is accosted by the voice of the Archangel Gabriel (courtesy of an unbilled James Whitmore). As the spokesman for the Heavenly Choir Nine, a celestial ballclub, Gabriel begins bestowing "miracles" upon the… More

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"Charming if low-key baseball fantasy teaches life lessons about teamwork and treating others with respect."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Cute baseball fantasy overshadowed by remake."
‑ Charles Cassady, Common Sense Media
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