13 Fun (?) Facts from The Naked Gun's Baseball Sequence
13 Fun (?) Facts from The Naked Gun’s Baseball Sequence | The Big Lead
What gives? Thanks to the Internet we can go back and re-live most of this great baseball sequence and come up with a list of fun facts — two things everyone always loves. Fun Fact No. So the filmmakers did get one thing right. Bonus Fun Fact: Jackson owns the lifetime mark for most strikeouts in baseball history at 2, Joyce Brothers.
The film stars Leslie Nielsen as the bumbling police lieutenant Frank Drebin. The film features fast-paced slapstick comedy, including many visual and verbal puns and gags. The film is based on the character portrayed by Nielsen in the television series Police Squad! In Los Angeles , Officer Nordberg attempts to bust a heroin drug operation at the docks organized by dock's owner Vincent Ludwig, and is shot by Ludwig's henchmen.
I first saw this sometime during my years in the Double A Texas League. Anyone who likes or hates umpires should enjoy this video. He lacks some basic mechanics skills, but he makes up for it in showmanship.