Middle-aged real estate agent Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil to become a star baseball player for his favorite team, The Washington Senators. In doing so Joe Boyd becomes Joe Hardy, the young slugger the Senators need. As he insist on an escape clause the devil brings out all of his tricks including the lovely Lola.
Based on the novel, The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees the Broadway mega-hit and winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, hits it out of the park! The winning score by Adler and Ross and a devilish book by George Abbot have made this sporty musical comedy a true American classic.