Baseball Movies & TVby movieman44 | created - 04 Feb 2015 | updated - 29 Jul 2017 | Public
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1. The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
Approved | 77 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues.
3. Death on the Diamond (1934)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Mystery, Sport
Pop Clark is about to lose his baseball team, unless they can win the pennant so he can pay off debts. He hires ace player Larry Kelly to ensure the victory. As well as rival teams, ... See full summary »
4. Elmer, the Great (1933)
Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
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.
5. The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936)
Passed | 219 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A 12-episode serial in which scholastic sports star Frank Merriwell leaves school to search for his missing father. His adventures involve a mysterious inscription on a ring, buried ... See full summary »
7. It Happened in Flatbush (1942)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
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)
9. The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
Passed | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called ... See full summary »
11. Kill the Umpire (1950)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Sport
An umpire-hating ex-baseball player loses many jobs because his passion for watching ball games during working hours but he decides to combine business with pleasure by becoming an umpire himself.
12. Angels in the Outfield (1951)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice ... See full summary »
13. The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.
14. The Winning Team (1952)
Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
15. Big Leaguer (1953)
Approved | 71 min | Drama, Family, Sport
John Lobert runs a training camp in Florida for the New York Giants. Every year, he evaluates the hopefuls to pick the best for a minor league contract. They all have dreams and talent, but... See full summary »
16. The Kid from Left Field (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport
Coop's an ex-ballplayer is now a peanut vendor, who takes too much of an interest in the game. But he's passed on his craze for baseball to his son, Christie. When his dad gets fired, Chris... See full summary »
17. The Kid from Left Field (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Jackie Robinson "J.R." Cooper is a kid who loves baseball, and also the son of a former major leaguer now down on his luck (and now a vendor working the stands at games).
18. The Man from Left Field (1993 TV Movie)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
After taking a job managing a little league team, a homeless man inspires the kids to reach for it all and they inspire him to reclaim his life.
19. Damn Yankees (1958)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A frustrated fan of the hopeless Washington Senators makes a pact with the Devil to help the baseball team win the league pennant.
21. Damn Yankees! (1967 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
Wishing that his favorite baseball team, the Senators, win the pennant, Joe Hardy makes a deal with the devil (literally), Mr. Applegate, and becomes his alter-ego, Joe Hardy. However, ... See full summary »
22. Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Sport
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.
24. The Bad News Bears (1976)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Votes: 19,294 | Gross: $42.35M
25. The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
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.
Votes: 2,770 | Gross: $19.10M
26. The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
A small time hustler takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best little league baseball team which sparks off a series of adventures and mishaps.
Votes: 2,555 | Gross: $14.00M
27. The Bad News Bears (1979–1980)
30 min | Comedy, Sport
To avoid a year in jail, swimming pool cleaner Morris Buttermaker agrees to coach a Little League baseball team called the Bears. Unfortunately, the Bears are the worst team in the league, ... See full summary »
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Sport
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.
29. Murder at the World Series (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Mystery, Sport
A disturbed young man, who had tried out for the Houston Astros baseball team and been rejected, plots to take his revenge by a series of kidnappings.
30. One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (1978 TV Movie)
100 min | Action, Biography, Crime
True story of Ron LeFlore, a troubled Detroit youth who rose from Michigan prisons to star in Major League Baseball.
31. Here Come the Tigers (1978)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Sport
Amiable cop Eddie Burke and his clumsy partner Burt Honneger get the impossible job of coaching a little league baseball team called the Tigers that's made up of assorted losers and misfits... See full summary »
32. A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball ... See full summary »
33. Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (1981 TV Movie)
98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, star pitcher in the Negro Leagues, and later in the major leagues. Traces his life from his troubled youth, including his life in a detention school for ... See full summary »
34. The Comeback Kid (1980 TV Movie)
97 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A down and out former minor league ballplayer finds romance and a renewed zest for life when he takes a job coaching a group of underprivileged kids.
36. Blue Skies Again (1983)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Sport
A hard-hitting, fast, sure-handed baseball player tries to break into the sport by applying for a spot on a minor-league team. The only problem is that the player is female, which engenders... See full summary »
Votes: 169 | Gross: $0.08M
38. The Slugger's Wife (1985)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
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.
Votes: 995 | Gross: $1.88M
39. Bull Durham (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
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.
Votes: 45,201 | Gross: $50.89M
40. Long Gone (1987 TV Movie)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
41. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 103,005 | Gross: $64.43M
42. Chasing Dreams (1982)
PG | 94 min | Drama
A young man (David G. Brown) is bogged down by his family, farm and school life, but after the baseball coach convinces him to play, he finds a bit of comfort in the sport and ends up excelling in it
43. For Love of the Game (1999)
PG-13 | 137 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
After 19 years of playing the game he's loved his whole life, Billy Chapel has to decide if he's going to risk everything and put everything out there.
Votes: 30,395 | Gross: $35.17M
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
Votes: 141,905 | Gross: $78.76M
45. Eight Men Out (1988)
PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport
A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Votes: 17,747 | Gross: $5.68M
46. Stealing Home (1988)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Sport