The Slugger's Wife
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This routine film should have been called the "rock singer's husband" because it is about the life of a baseball player affected by his love for a singer. Darryl Palmer (Michael O'Keefe) plays for the Atlanta Braves, and when he walks into a nightclub and sees an attractive woman singing (Rebecca DeMornay), he pulls up to home plate and is anxious to meet her. From then on, his persistence in courting her is unstoppable in spite of several unhappy setbacks, and finally their romance makes it to first base when she realizes she loves him too, and they are married. From that… More
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"Simon's not in a lighthearted mood, and so the silliness of the story gets bogged down in all sorts of gloomy neuroses, angry denunciations, and painful self-analysis."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Neil Simon on auto-pilot; the results are dreadful"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Resoundingly unfunny."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"It is one of the most disappointing, least credible films about baseball in recent memory."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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