Episode Number: 403
Episode Title: Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Original Air Date: Oct 9, 1999


Chuck returns to Chicago for a visit and learns that a rookie pitcher for the Cubs is going to throw a no-hitter. Chuck inadvertently alters fate when he secures tickets to the game.

Note: This episode is the first one with the new theme music. Music is a version of The Chambers Brothers 1968 hit tune, "Time Has Come Today."


  Kyle Chandler (as Gary Hobson)
  Shanesia Williams (as Marissa Clark)


Special Guest Starring:

  Fisher Stevens Chuck Fishman
  Billie Worley: Patrick Quinn

Guest Starring:

  Amaury Nolasco: Pedro Mendoza
  Kamar de los Reyes: Ramon Archiletta
(Pedro's brother)
  Robert Miano: Mr. Escobar
(head baddie)
  Alex (Alexandra) Meneses: Lupeta
(Pedro's cousin)


  Mike Shannon: Andrews
  Christian Stolte: Bradley (scaffold guy)
  Jim Zulevic: Greg Bratcher (brat guy)
  Miguel Nino: Nellis

Also appearing, but not credited:

  Rob Gaughan The "O" in SOSA


  Other Characters: Mr. Cravin (paint guy)
    longhaired thug
    mustache thug
    bald thug
    cop at jail "Joe Friday"
    father at Wrigley
    son at Wrigley
    SOSA guys

Developed by:

  Bob Brush


Created by:

  Patrick Q Page
  Vik Rubenfeld
  Ian Abrams


Produced by:

  CBS Productions
  Columbia TriStar Television,
a Sony Pictures Entertainment company
  All rights reserved


Technical & Production Credits:

Theme by: W G Snuffy Walden
Note: Theme song changed to: "Time Has Come Today"
by the Chambers Brothers
Music by: Joseph Stanley Williams
Edited by: Bud Friedgen
Production Designer: Gary Baugh
Director of Photography: Ross Berryman, A.C.S.
Consulting Producers: Dianne Messina Stanley
  James Stanley
Producer: Kyle Chandler
Supervising Producer: Randy Roberts
  Eric Tuchman
  Carla Kettner
Produced by: Loucas George
Co-Executive Producer: Alex Taub
  Gary Nelson
Executive Producer: Lillah McCarthy
Executive Consultant: Bob Brush
Written by: Sean Clark
Directed by: Reza Badiyl
Executive Producer: Jeff Melvoin
Associate Producer: Lisa I Vinnecour
  Kathryn Riordan
Executive Story Editor: Josh Appelbaum
  Andre Nemec
Story Editor: Doris Egan
  Jeff Pinkner
Unit Production Manager: Bob Rolsky
1st Assistant Director: Richard Lederer
2nd Assistant Director: Susan Prince
Casting by: Robert J Ulrich, CSA
  Eric Dawson, CSA
  Carol Kritzer, CSA
  Jane Alderman, CSA
Costume Design: Susan Kaufmann
Camera Operator: Jim Blanford
Chief Lighting Technician: Gino Crededio
Key Grip: John Robertson
Location Manager: Robin Agron-Breen
Hair Stylist: Pamela Milone
Set Decorator: Lisa Wolff
Production Sound Mixer: Curt Frisk
Prop Master: Bob Volpe
Stunts Coordinator: Rick Lefevour
Transportation Coordinator: Ted E Larkowski
2nd 2nd Assistant Director: Traci Lewis
Production Coordinator: Mary Jane Nolan Kelly
Script Supervisor: Alicia Accardo
Supervising Sound Editor: Jeremy Gordon
Music Editor: Carolyn J Bahr
Re-recording Mixer: Rusty Smith
  Bill Freesh
Post Supervisor: Marla K Bechtel
Script Coordinator: Elizabeth Hatrick
Assistant Editor: Philip Malamuth
Film & Electronic Laboratory: Laserpacific Media Corporation™
Presented in: Dolby Surround where available
Re-Recorded at: Sony Pictures Studios,
Culver City, CA
Intervalometer Shots by: American Time-Lapse
Main Titles Designed by: Nina Saxon/New Wave Entertainment
Copyright (c) 1999 TriStar Television, Inc.
  CBS Worldwide Inc.
Simulcast in HDTV: Mitsubishi True HDTV™

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