Classic Movie Hub (CMH)

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 6, 1953 with Janet Leigh reprising her film role.

Bing Crosby appeared in the film because at the time, he was a partial owner (approximately 15%) of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

James Stewart and June Allyson appear in a clip from The Stratton Story in the film's trailer.

Favorite film of Dwight D. Eisenhower when President.

Forbes Field was demolished in 1971 after the Pirates moved to Three Rivers Stadium in 1970.

The player wearing #4 who hits a home run is Ralph Kiner, who was known as a pretty good hitter.