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Baseball Movies

Browse for additional movies under Baseball Drama and Baseball Films.

Angels in the Outfield (1951)
When it looks like the lowly Pittsburgh Pirates will suffer through another losing season, the prayers of an orphan girl are answered as the team gets some help from above. Starring Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh and Keenan Wynn.
 
Angels in the Outfield (1995)
The California Angels are a struggling baseball team praying to win a pennant. Their luck changes as their biggest fan, 11-year-old Roger, begins giving the coach tips from a real live angel. The team not only climbs back into the pennant race, but learns to believe in themselves. Starring Danny Glover and Tony Danza.
 
The Babe (1992)
Entertaining version of the life of Babe Ruth (John Goodman), from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball.
 
Bad News Bears (1976)
A former baseball minor-leaguer (Walter Matthau) coaches a team of tough kids. His star pitcher is a girl (Tatum O'Neal).
 
Bad News Bears (2005)
A remake of the 1976 movie. Morris Buttermaker, a former professional baseball player for a short time, is recruited to coach and train a failing baseball team of twelve year olds.
 
Bang the Drum Slowly (1974)
A hard nosed professional baseball team learns the meaning of friendship and death when one of its players becomes tragically ill. Based on the novel by Mark Harris.
 
Bull Durham (1988)
American romantic comedy, dealing with a very minor minor-league team and three of its current constituents, an aging baseball groupie (Susan Sarandon) that beds one player each season, a cocky foolish new pitcher (Tim Robbins), and the older, weary catcher (Kevin Costner) brought in to wise the rookie up.
 
Damn Yankees (1958)
A Washington Senators fan sells his soul to the devil to become a great baseball player and to help his favorite team win the pennant.
 
Fever Pitch (1989)
According to Red Sox super-fan Ben Wrightman, finding romance is about as likely as his beloved team winning the World Series. But when Ben scores a beautiful new girlfriend, suddenly anything is possible. Based on the novel by Nick Hornby.
 
Field of Dreams (1989)
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life. Based on the book "Shoeless Joe" by W.P. Kinsella.
 
The Final Season (2007)
In the small town of Norway, Iowa, the high school baseball team is led by legendary Coach Jim Van Scoyoc who has won 19 State Championships. But the small town heroes are dealt a series of unexpected blows that threaten to rob them of their 20th championship win.
 
For Love of the Game (1999)
Aging Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner), faced with the breakup of a relationship with his girlfriend, makes the most important decision of his life during the course of his last, and perhaps perfect game. Based on the novel by Michael Shaara.
 
A League of Their Own (1992)
A washed-up ballplayer (Tom Hanks) is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war in 1943, and finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team.
 
Mr. 3000 (2004)
Upon reaching his 3000th hit and securing his place in the Hall of Fame, Stan Ross retires, leaving his team in a lurch just before the playoffs. Nine years later, he learns he really only had 2997 hits and has to "comeback" to make up those 3.
 
The Natural (1984)
An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs lives the fame he should have had earlier when, as a rising pitcher, he is inexplicably shot by a young woman.
 
Pride of the Yankees (1942)
This classic movie starring Gary Cooper tells the tale of Lou Gehrig, a Hall-of-Fame baseball player for the New York Yankees whose life was cut short by ALS.
 
The Rookie (2002)
When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris becomes a high school coach. Knowing their coach is a great ball player, his team makes a deal with him that if they make the championship playoffs, he would try out for the major-league. His dreamseventually come true when he makes the big-league.
 
Soul of the Game (1996)
In 1945, the world of baseball is divided between the Major and Negro leagues. But the time has come for a change as the Brooklyn Dodgers want to become the first team to sign a black player. But who will it be--legendary pitcher Satchel Paige, extraordinary hitter Josh Gibson or up-and-coming star Jackie Robinson?
 
Sugar (2008)
Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family.