Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Ranking the Best Baseball Movies of All Time


Because why not? It’s not like we have much else to do. Maybe catch up on some television, read a book, watch a movie, catch a Pokemon. Whatever. With this first official off day of the All-Star break I wanted to take the opportunity to rank the best baseball movies of all time, in my opinion. If your opinion differs leave it down below in the comments section of the site.

1. Pride of the Yankees

2. Bull Durham

3. Major League

4. The Sandlot

5. Field of Dreams

6. The Natural

7. Moneyball

8. Bad News Bears

9. 42

10. League of Their Own (Women hate me now all around the world)

An honorable mention goes to Eight Men Out which covered the Black Sox scandal and Shoeless Joe Jackson. If memory served it had Charlie Sheen playing Shoeless Joe (talk about some foreshadowing) so you can’t really go wrong with that now can you?


2 comments:

  1. 1. A League Of Their Own
    -Tom Hanks was incredible in this movie, and it shows love of baseball.

    2. Major League
    -It's one of the most quotable movies. Not just BASEBALL movies, all movies.

    3. Field Of Dreams
    -I love that it shows how the game can bring people together.

    4. Bull Durham
    -Remember that thing about quotable movies? Yeah... you can includes this with Major League as one of the most quotable movies of all time.

    5. The Sandlot
    -A bunch of kids getting together to play baseball? Yeah, I can relate a little.

    6. The Bad News Bears
    -Who doesn't like an underdog story? What I actually like is that it doesn't do the cliche "the underdog wins" thing, but the kids still have fun anyway.

    7. The Bad News Bears: Breaking Training
    -Unlike the original, the underdog wins this one. But I still enjoyed the antics of those little brats.

    8. For Love Of The Game
    -For being the punchline of so many "bad actor" jokes, Kevin Costner sure knows how to make a baseball movie. I can't put my finger on it, but I can watch this movie over and over. Too bad he beats the Yankees in it.

    9. Moneyball
    -I loved seeing things from the management's point of view. I'm sure that's not how things actually go behind the scenes, but it was still cool to see.

    10. Mr. Baseball
    -I really enjoyed seeing an egotistical American learn about a different culture and become a better person for it. A number of laughs to go with it, too.

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    1. I didn't think too hard on the order, so you can probably move some around and I wouldn't be bothered.

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