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1.
It Happens Every Spring (1949)
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A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery. (87 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
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2.
Rhubarb (1951)
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Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving... (94 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
3.
Angels in the Outfield (1951)
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A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager... (99 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
4.
Bull Durham (1988)
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A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him. (108 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
5.
The Busher (1919)
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A young baseball pitcher in the bush leagues is discovered by a big-league manager and given his chance in the major leagues. But will he be up to the challenge? (63 mins.)
Director: Jerome Stern
 
6.
Headin' Home (1920)
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The "true story" of baseball great Babe Ruth; Ruth plays himself. (71 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Windom
 
7.
College (1927)
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To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete. (66 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
8.
Eight Men Out (1988)
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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series. (119 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
9.
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
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The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig. (128 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
10.
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
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The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season. (96 mins.)
Director: John Hancock
 
11.
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
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Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces... (76 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
12.
The Bad News Bears (1976)
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An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
13.
61* (2001 TV Movie)
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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. (129 mins.)
Director: Billy Crystal
 
14.
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998 Documentary)
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The life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues. (90 mins.)
Director: Aviva Kempner
 
15.
When It Was a Game (1991 Documentary)
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This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color... (57 mins.)
 
16.
When It Was a Game 2 (1992 Documentary)
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Film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1925 to 1961. All but approximately 6 minutes of the film is in color... (58 mins.)
 
17.
When It Was a Game 3 (2000 Documentary)
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18.
Baseball (1994 Mini-Series)
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A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game. (1140 mins.)
 
19.
The Natural (1984)
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An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent. (138 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
20.
Major League (1989)
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The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her. (107 mins.)
Director: David Ward
 
21.
Major League II (1994)
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The Indians are now a World Series contender. But last year's hunger is now replaced with complacency, and bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear the team apart. (105 mins.)
Director: David S. Ward
 
22.
A League of Their Own (1992)
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Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. (128 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
23.
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
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When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible. (102 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
24.
The Babe (1992)
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Babe Ruth becomes a baseball legend but is unheroic to those who know him. (115 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
25.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
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The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability... (106 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
26.
Bad News Bears (2005)
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A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs. (113 mins.)
 
27.
Cobb (1994)
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A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is. (128 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
28.
Damn Yankees! (1958)
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A frustrated fan of the hopeless Washington Senators makes a pact with the Devil to help the baseball team win the league pennant. (111 mins.)
 
29.
Fear Strikes Out (1957)
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True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
30.
Field of Dreams (1989)
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An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)
 
31.
For Love of the Game (1999)
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A washed up pitcher flashes through his career. (137 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
32.
It Happened in Flatbush (1942)
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A washed up baseball player (Lloyd Nolan) returns to Brooklyn to manage his old team but ends up clashing with the beautiful new owner (Carole Landis) (80 mins.)
Director: Ray McCarey
 
33.
The Rookie (2002)
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A Texas baseball coach makes the major league after agreeing to try out if his high school team made the playoffs. (127 mins.)
 
34.
The Kid from Left Field (1979 TV Movie)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Adell Aldrich
 
35.
Little Big League (1994)
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A young boy is bequeathed the ownership of a professional baseball team. (119 mins.)
 
36.
Mr. Baseball (1992)
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Jack Elliot, once a great baseball player, is forced to play in Japan where his brash, egotistical ways cause friction with his new teammates and friends. (108 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
37.
The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
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The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s. (93 mins.)
Director: Harmon Jones
 
38.
Rookie of the Year (1993)
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When an accident miraculously gives a boy an incredibly powerful pitching arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. (103 mins.)
Director: Daniel Stern
 
39.
Safe at Home! (1962)
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Young Hutch Lawton brags to his Little League buddies that his dad knows Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris... (84 mins.)
Director: Walter Doniger
 
40.
The Sandlot (1993)
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A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. (101 mins.)
 
41.
The Stratton Story (1949)
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Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms. (106 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
42.
Summer Catch (2001)
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A rich girl whose family summers on Cape Cod has a romance with a local poor boy who hopes to become a major league baseball player. (108 mins.)
Director: Mike Tollin
 
43.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
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The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected... (93 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
44.
Tiger Town (1983 TV Movie)
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Alex and his father are Detroit Tigers Fans. The team is not doing well and Alex's favorite player "Billy Young" isn't either. The team's and Billy's luck turn around after Alex experiences a tragedy that hits close to home. (95 mins.)
Director: Alan Shapiro
 
45.
A Winner Never Quits (1986 TV Movie)
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Fact-based story of a young boy who lost his right arm in a childhood accident, but went on to fulfill his dreams of playing major-league baseball... (105 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
46.
One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (1977 TV Movie)
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True story of Ron LeFlore, a troubled Detroit youth who rose from Michigan prisons to star in Major League Baseball. (100 mins.)
 
47.
The Winning Season (2004 TV Movie)
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(120 mins.)
 
48.
The Winning Team (1952)
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Poor health and alcoholism force Grover Cleveland Alexander out of baseball, but through his wife's faithful efforts, he gets a chance for a comeback and redemption. (98 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
49.
Hardball (2001)
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An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend. (106 mins.)
Director: Brian Robbins
 
50.
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)
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Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's. (110 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
51.
Long Gone (1987 TV Movie)
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Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south. (110 mins.)
Director: Martin Davidson
 
52.
Kill the Umpire (1950)
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Former baseball player Bill Johnson, portrayed by William Bendix, failing at many jobs when his ball-playing days are over... (78 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
53.
Alibi Ike (1935)
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Idiosyncratic new recruit Francis "Ike" Farrell tries to help the Cubs to the pennant with his pitching and hitting. (72 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
54.
Elmer, the Great (1933)
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Country bumpkin Elmer Kane joins the Chicago Cubs as the greatest hitter in baseball. His skill with a bat takes the team to the World Series, but on the way to the championship he has to deal with gamblers and crooked pitchers. (72 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
55.
The Kid from Cleveland (1949)
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Baseball team (the Cleveland Indians) helps a troubled teenaged fan. (89 mins.)
Director: Herbert Kline
 
56.
Big Leaguer (1953)
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John Lobert runs a training camp in Florida for the New York Giants. Every year, he evaluates the 18-22... (71 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
57.
Roogie's Bump (1954)
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A young boy who loves baseball develops a strange bump on his arm. The bump has such an effect on his pitching arm that he soon finds himself playing for a major league baseball team. (71 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
58.
Death on the Diamond (1934)
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Pop Clark is about to lose his baseball team, unless they can win the pennant so he can pay off debts... (71 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
59.
Frequency (2000)
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An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences. (118 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
 
60.
Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie (2004 Documentary)
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A look at the Boston Red Sox's 2003 season, from Spring Training to their meeting with the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series, and the team's relationship with their fans.
Director: Paul Doyle Jr.
 
61.
Up for Grabs (2004 Documentary)
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The absurd true story of the legal battle over the "Million-Dollar Baseball." Barry Bonds' record setting... (90 mins.)
 
62.
Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)
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Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen. (94 mins.)
 
63.
This Old Cub (2004 Documentary)
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Jeff Santo explores the life and career of his father, Chicago Cub great Ron Santo. (86 mins.)
Director: Jeff Santo
 
64.
The Fan (1996)
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An all star baseball player becomes the unhealthy focus of a down on his luck salesman. (116 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
65.
Brewster's Millions (1985)
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A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal. (102 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
66.
Ed (1996)
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A trained chimpanzee plays third base for a minor-league baseball team. (94 mins.)
Director: Bill Couturié
 
67.
The Scout (1994)
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The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
68.
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
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Gus Cantrell is a major league pitcher in the twilight of his career. He contacted by Roger Dorn, General Manager of the Minnesota Twins... (100 mins.)
Director: John Warren
 
69.
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
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A troubled, rebellious teen drives his rambunctious baseball team out to Houston where they play an exhibition game and the boy meets his estranged father, and hires him as the teams coach. (100 mins.)
 
70.
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
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In this third film of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promoter/hustler who... (91 mins.)
Director: John Berry
 
71.
The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007 Video)
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Sucessful, arrogant baseball superstar Tommy "Santa" Santorelli travels back in time to 1976 and relives his boyhood days on the sandlot baseball team, and has the chance to this time choose friendship over glory. (96 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
72.
The Sandlot 2 (2005 Video)
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A film about a group of young baseball-enthusiasts who test the terrifying myth of Mr. Mertle owning a freakishly large and dangerous dog in his backyard. (97 mins.)
 
73.
The Slugger's Wife (1985)
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A major league star who is on the verge of breaking a record, meets a singer and they get married, but they have different goals, so they separate, jeopardizing his opportunity in sports and the possibility of making up with his wife. (105 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
74.
Baseball (1994 Mini-Series)
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As the new millenium dawns, Baseball is more popular and profitable than ever, but suspicions and revelations about performance enhancing drugs keep surfacing, calling the integrity of the game itself into question. (1140 mins.)
 
75.
Baseball (1994 Mini-Series)
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This latest entry covers the period from the early 1990's onward. Labor relations deteriorated badly... (1140 mins.)
 
76.
42 (2013)
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The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. (128 mins.)
Director: Brian Helgeland
 
77.
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
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A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. (124 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
 
78.
The Yankles (2009)
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About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team. (115 mins.)
Director: David R. Brooks
 
79.
Pastime (1990)
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Roy Dean Bream (Russ who co-starred on Boy Meets World) plays a veteran minor league hurler in 1957... (94 mins.)
 
80.
The Perfect Game (2009)
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Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series. (118 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
81.
The Cameraman (1928)
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Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick