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A Winner Never Quits

Index A Winner Never Quits

A Winner Never Quits is a 1986 television film based on the true story of baseball player Pete Gray, the first one-armed man ever to play major league baseball, hired in 1943 as a "freak attraction" and wartime morale-booster by the Memphis Chicks, Class-A minor league ball club. [1]

32 relations: American Broadcasting Company, Burt Prelutsky, Charles Hallahan, Columbia Pictures, Columbia Pictures Television, Dana Delany, Dennis Weaver, DVD, Ed O'Neill, Fionnula Flanagan, Frank Pace, G. W. Bailey, History of the St. Louis Browns, Huckleberry Fox, Jack Kehoe, James Keach, Jeff McCracken, John Hostetter, Joseph Biroc, Keith Carradine, Major League Baseball, Mare Winningham, Mary Jo Deschanel, Mel Damski, Memphis Chicks, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Pete Gray, Robert Singer (producer), Sony Pictures Television, Television film, VHS.

American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Burt Prelutsky

Burt Prelutsky (born 1940) is an American screenwriter, newspaper columnist and author.

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Charles Hallahan

Charles John Hallahan (July 29, 1943 – November 25, 1997) was an American film, television and stage actor known for his performances in Going in Style, The Thing, Cast a Deadly Spell, and Dante's Peak.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.

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Columbia Pictures Television

Columbia Pictures Television, Inc. (abbreviated as CPT) was launched in May 6, 1974 by Columbia Pictures as an American television production and distribution studio.

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Dana Delany

Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, presenter, and health activist.

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Dennis Weaver

William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s to not long before his death in 2006.

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DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Ed O'Neill

Edward Leonard O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor.

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Fionnula Flanagan

Fionnghuala Manon "Fionnula" Flanagan (born 10 December 1941) is an Irish actress and political activist.

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Frank Pace

Frank Pace Jr. (July 5, 1912January 8, 1988) was the 3rd United States Secretary of the Army and a business executive.

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G. W. Bailey

George William Bailey (born August 27, 1944) is an American stage, television and film actor.

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History of the St. Louis Browns

The St.

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Huckleberry Fox

George Fox, better known as Huckleberry Fox (1974), is an American actor who performed in Terms of Endearment (1983).

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Jack Kehoe

Jack Kehoe (born November 21, 1938) is an American film actor appearing in a wide variety of films, including the crime dramas Serpico (1973), The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984) and Brian De Palma's The Untouchables (1987), as well as the cult favorites Car Wash (1976), Midnight Run (1988), the popular western Young Guns II (1990) and On the Nickel (1980).

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James Keach

James Keach (born December 7, 1947) is an American actor, producer, and director.

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Jeff McCracken

Jeff McCracken (born September 12, 1952, Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor, director, writer, and producer.

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John Hostetter

John Hostetter (October 6, 1946 – September 2, 2016) was an American actor, voice artist, and visual artist who was perhaps best known for his role as John, the stage manager on the fictional FYI newsmagazine, on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown starring Candice Bergen; he appeared in 65 of the series's 247 episodes from 1988-98.

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Joseph Biroc

Joseph Francis Biroc, A.S.C. (February 12, 1903 – September 7, 1996) was an American Academy Award-winning cinematographer.

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Keith Carradine

Keith Ian Carradine (born August 8, 1949) is an American actor, singer and songwriter who has had success on stage, film and television.

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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

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Mare Winningham

Mary Megan "Mare" Winningham (born May 16, 1959) is an American actress and singer-songwriter.

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Mary Jo Deschanel

Mary Jo Deschanel (born November 25, 1945) is an American actress.

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Mel Damski

Melvin "Mel" Damski (born July 21, 1946 in New York, New York) is an American director and producer of film and television.

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Memphis Chicks

The Memphis Chicks (originally short for Chickasaws) were an American Minor League Baseball team based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania

Nanticoke is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Northeastern Pennsylvania

Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) is a geographic region of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania that includes the Pocono Mountains, the Endless Mountains, and the industrial cities of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Hazleton, Nanticoke, and Carbondale.

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Pete Gray

Peter J. Gray (born Peter James Wyshner; March 6, 1915 – June 30, 2002) was an American professional baseball outfielder who played for the St. Louis Browns of Major League Baseball in 1945, despite having lost his right arm in a childhood accident.

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Robert Singer (producer)

Robert Singer is an American television producer, director and writer.

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Sony Pictures Television

Sony Pictures Television Inc. (or SPT) is an American television production and distribution studio founded in 2002 as the successor to Columbia TriStar Television.

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Television film

A television film (also known as a TV movie, TV film, television movie, telefilm, telemovie, made-for-television movie, made-for-television film, direct-to-TV movie, direct-to-TV film, movie of the week, feature-length drama, single drama and original movie) is a feature-length motion picture that is produced for, and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.

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VHS

The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.

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A Winner Never Quits (TV film), A Winner Never Quits: The Pete Gray Story.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Winner_Never_Quits

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