A smash hit movie, mainly due to the sensational airplane footage. Not a war movie, not even an action picture, it's a made-up tale about a St. Louis Cardinals third baseman who is ordered back to service and put into the SAC. Stewart is the veteran hot-corner man who must leave the game
of baseball when he's called into the Air Force (this actually did happen to superstar Ted Williams who was drafted to serve as a pilot during the Korean War after already having served in WWII). Like Williams, Stewart already put in his time during the battles of WWII and thinks that the
authorities have singled him out because he's a star. He'd much prefer hot grounders to hot je...