A Spencer Tracy-Katharine Hepburn battle of the sexes develops when her international-affairs columnist suggests to his flinty sportswriter that baseball be canceled for the duration of World War II. This was their first of nine screen pairings and Hepburn was nominated for Best Actress. Michael Kanin and Ring Lardner Jr.'s script won a Best Original Screenplay Oscar.
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