Top 10 Baseball Movies Everyone Needs to See

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Baseball is America’s favorite pastime, and it’s been the subject of many a movie dating back to the early days.

Choosing the best baseball movies depends on who you ask. This list features something for any movie-watching partner on your list.

The ultimate in comedic baseball movies—about a bunch of misfits and has-beens brought together to help the Cleveland Indians get out of a 34-year slump—all while the team’s new female owner (Rene Russo) is plotting the team’s demise.

Major League (1989)

What’s not to like about a movie packed with stars Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna, and Rosie O’Donnell bringing to life Hollywood’s version of the women who saved baseball during World War II?

A League of Their Own (1992)

The movie, based on the novel Shoeless Joe, beautifully weaves together the love of baseball, family, and fulfilling dreams.

Field of Dreams (1989)

Barry Levinson directed this film based on the 1952 novel of the same name, and Redford plays the lead Roy Hobbs, whose baseball career is cut short by tragedy with a good dose of romance thrown in.

The Natural (1984)

Based on the real-life tale of Jim Morris, who debuted in Major League Baseball at the age of 35. It’s a classic underdog tale starring Dennis Quaid as Morris. All ages friendly.

The Rookie (2002)

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