Could the ballplaying actors play ball? "Snipes wasn't bad for how little he'd played, but I wouldn't tell my pitcher to walk him."
How were the fringe benefits? "They only let us drink fake beer, which was horrible. Snipes had someone sneak me in a 12-pack of real Budweiser."
What gets left on the cutting room floor? "I haven't seen the movie yet, but I heard they cut some of the scenes with me cursing. Those are the scenes I like best."
How faithful was celluloid baseball to real baseball? "Well, in the movie we play in a rainstorm that's like a typhoon. No real game would go on in that kind of rain and mud. And they also put books in the dugout. I tried to tell 'em, you don't get a whole lot of books in big league dugouts."
How much money did he make? "Not as much as De Niro or Snipes—or the caterer."