The Slugger's Wife Poster

Release Date: 1985

DVD Release Date: March 9th, 2004

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Atlanta Braves outfielder Darryl Palmer (Michael O'Keefe) falls in love with Debby Huston (Rebecca De Mornay) after seeing her perform in a nightclub. Inspired by his new relationship, Darryl begins hitting home runs whenever the singer is in the stands, and soon the pair are married. As Darryl strives to set a new home run record, his constant need for Debby's presence alarms her. Realizing she has to focus on her own career, Debby leaves, causing Darryl's game to suffer.

Cast: Michael O'Keefe, Rebecca De Mornay, Randy Quaid, Martin Ritt, Cleavant Derricks, Lisa Langlois, Loudon Wainwright

Director: Hal Ashby

Genres: Romantic comedy

Keywords: Love, Emotional, Friend, Hospital, 1980s, Amusing, Transformation