The cast included Linda Thorson, Judith Ivey, Lisa Jane Persky, Polly Rowles and Pauline Flanagan, in addition to Whitton.
In the first film, she schemes to move the team to Miami.
Her father being an Army colonel and mother a nurse, there was much traveling in Margaret's early life and she spent her early years in Japan.
Whitton died peacefully at her home in Palm Beach, Fla.
Her most visible roles were that of socialite Vera Prescott in 1987 , and spiteful baseball team owner Rachel Phelps in 1989 , and its sequel 1994.
She spent many of her formative years in Japan; her father was an Army colonel, and her mother was a nurse.
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The 1989 original movie starred Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Wesley Snipes, Corbin Bernsen, Dennis Haysbert and Rene Russo and is considered one of the best baseball movies of all time.