In the midst of March Madness and with the Kentucky Derby around the corner, the first pitch of baseball season is almost here.
A quote from Field Of Dreams
best describes America’s national pastime, “The one constant throughout the years has been baseball.”
To mark the start of the 2016 season, here’s our list of the Best Baseball movies.The Bad News Bears
Considered by some to be the best baseball movie ever, the film celebrates its 40th anniversary this month (April 7, 1976). In an article from the NY Daily News, one line reads, “It is a movie that someone like the late Philip Seymour Hoffman
called his favorite, and one which resonates on many levels today, with all different generations.”
Who are we to argue with greatness?
After skewering all-American subjects such as politics (The Candidate
) and beauty pageants (Smile
), director Michael Ritchie
naturally set his sights on the