Kenny Powers was poised to rule the Big Leagues, but two things got in the way: his fading fastball and his insufferable personality. After a spectacular career flame-out, Kenny goes home to Shelby County, NC, to nurse his wounds and work as a gym teacher at his old middle school. Written by
Every kid has a baseball player to look up to. Kenny Powers is not that guy. (Season 1)
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The show is named after the song "Eastbound and Down" by Jerry Reed
. The show's creators initially weren't sure if they could keep this as the title without getting sued. See more
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