Did the Writer of Film Bull Durham Borrow from Satchel Paige??

Did the Writer of Film Bull Durham Borrow from Satchel Paige??

In the film Bull Durham, a realistic and smart comedy about the charming grind that is minor league baseball, a number of philosophical baseballisms are said. One of them, given to young fireball pitcher Nuke Laloosh by wily veteran catcher Crash Davis, is this:  Well I think the writer of Bull Durham, Mr. Ron Shelton, may have gotten his inspi...
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