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A No-Hit No-Run Summer
A No-Hit No-Run Summer
It’s the summer of ’69, the inaugural season of the Montreal Expos. Martin is 12-years-old and dreams of playing on the neighborhood baseball team. When he doesn’t make the cut, his father steps in and organises a B team. After the initial euphoria, Martin realises that his team’s biggest talent is finding new ways to lose and that his father doesn’t know a thing about baseball, 12 year-old boys or his very own son. The film is in French, but with English sub-titles. (2008) Stars: Patrice Robitaille, Pier-Luc Funk, Jacinthe Laguë, Roy Dupuis, Guy Thauvette

Rated NR

Runtime: 104 minutes
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch
Josh has gone to college and his little sister Andrea enlists their dog Buddy in her baseball team just as Buddy's puppies are kidnapped by Rocky the Raccoon. (2002) Starring: Caitlin Wachs, Cynthia Stevenson, Kevin Zegers

Rated G

Runtime: 93 minutes
Alibi Ike
Alibi Ike
This hilarious baseball comedy thrilled crowds with the antics of Chicago Cubs pitcher Joe E. Brown. As the rookie sensation leads his team to victory, his penchant for making excuses tries the patience of fiancee Olivia de Havilland (in her film debut) and manager William Frawley. But will a mix-up with gamblers bring Ike's winning streak to an end? (1935) Starring: Joe. E. Brown, Ruth Donnelly, Roscoe Karns

Rated NR

Runtime: 73 minutes
Amazing Grace and Chuck
Amazing Grace and Chuck
Sentimental "wish fulfillment" tale of Little League ace and professional basketball player leading worldwide protest against nuclear arms. Heartstrings-tugger is perfect popcorn muncher for young, socially conscious kids. (1987) Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Alex English

Rated PG

Runtime: 115 minutes
AmerAsian
AmerAsian
Eric, an American-born Asian college graduate, must borrow a younger student's identity to take back the one last year of baseball he lost when his dad past away. Monica, his Coach's All-American daughter, must ascertain her own questionable identity in order to come to terms with the years of abuse she suffered after her mom passed away. [Trailer] (2007)

Stars: Roger Lim, Chris Smothers, Christopher Plumber, Shannon Gayle, Bobby Dodge, Kristin Pesceone.

Runtime: 103 minutes.

American Asian
American Asian
Eric, an AmerAsian graduate, once again assumes a younger athlete's identity to take back his one last year of college baseball. Along his journey, he develops a close connection with head Coach Pierce and an innocent friendship with Amy, the team's assistant athletic trainer. Struggling through physical, emotional, and spiritual adversity, Eric winds up on the same field opposite a pair of racist enemies from his dark past. Now he is forced to play in a game that threatens to bring his career, and his freedom, to an abrupt end. [Trailer] (2010) Stars: Roger Lim, Angel Monroe, Andy Hnilo, Bruce Childs, Harry Triplett.
AmerAsian 3: Young Again
AmerAsian 3: Young Again
American-born Asian graduate student, Eric Young, is lured back to college baseball field one final time, passing himself off as 10 years younger to try out for the Division 2 Volcanos. There's double identity, self deception and steroid abuse. [Trailer] (2011) Stars: Roger Lim, Christopher Sean, Lori McShane.

Rated R

Runtime: 105 minutes.
American Pastime
American Pastime

After the attack on Pearl Harbor in WW2 the Japanese living in the U.S. were imprisoned...and lost their freedom. In an effort to make a home for themselves and regain their dignity a group of Japanese prisoners start a baseball league and challenge the Americans to an unforgettable game. (2007)

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Stars: Gary Cole, Aaron Yoo, Leonardo Nam, Sarah Drew

Rated NR

Runtime: 107 minutes
Angels in the Infield
Angels in the Infield

The Anaheim Angels Eddie "Steady" Everett's career has begun to tank and now he is forced to be a father to his 10-year old daughter, something he was never good at. An error that Eddie made years ago in the American League pennant still haunts him which led to the demise of his confidence and his family. Hoping to restore both Dad's confidence and their family, daughter Laurel prays that God would help Eddie pitch the way he used to. The real curveball comes when a team of second-string angels are sent to answer the prayer. (2000)

Stars: Brittney Irvin, David Alan Grier, Kurt Fuller, Patrick Warburton

Rated NR

Runtime: 93 minutes
Angels in the Outfield
Angels in the Outfield

An orphan who's got a direct line to the angels becomes the mascot for baseball's California Angels and helps them break a losing streak. This flick is not just for kids. (1994)

Stars: Tony Danza, Danny Glover

Rated PG

Runtime: 105 minutes
Angels in the Outfield
Angels in the Outfield

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 of an angel promising him help for the team if he will mend his ways. As he does so, an orphan girl who is a Pirates fan and has been praying for the team begins noticing angels on the ballfield. Sure enough, the Pirates start winning, and McGovern tries to turn his life around. But can he keep his temper long enough for the Pirates to win the NL pennant? (1951)

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Stars: Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Donna Corcoran

Rated NR

Runtime: 99 minutes
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The Babe
The Babe

This film portrays Babe Ruth as a heavy drinker who frequently cheated on his wives. (1992)

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Stars: John Goodman, Kelly McGillis

Rated PG

Runtime: 115 minutes
Babe Comes Home
Babe Comes Home
Babe Ruth plays Babe Dugan, home run whiz of the Los Angeles Angels (a minor-league team in 1927). Babe's habit of chewing tobacco makes him the bane of the Snow White Laundry, which has to clean his juice-stained uniforms after every game. Laundress Vernie (Anna Q. Nilsson) attends an Angels game to see for herself just how one man can be so messy. Babe hits a fly ball, which hits Vernie in the eye. From this bad start, a romance develops. (1927) Stars: Babe Ruth, Anna Q. Nilsson, Louise Fazenda.

Runtime: 60 minutes.
The Babe Ruth Story
The Babe Ruth Story
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 shot" in the 1932 World Series. (1948) Stars: William Bendix, Claire Trevor, Charles Bickford, Sam Levene

Rated NR

Runtime: 106 minutes
Bad News Bears
Bad News Bears

Energetic, upbeat, children's sports drama about an alcoholic who coaches a ramshackle Little League team. Big hit with kids in its day. Still makes them cheer out loud today. (1976)

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Stars: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal

Rated PG

Runtime: 102 minutes
Bad News Bears
Bad News Bears

A remake of the original released in 1976. Morris Buttermaker, a drunken ex-ballplayer, is forced to coach a local little league team of misfits. Buttermaker is more interested in beer and babes until he grows tired of seeing the team lose. In an effort to change things around, Buttermaker begins to teach the kids how to play and recruits 2 new ballplayers. Although still a crazy bunch, the team begins to make drastic improvements and now has a shot at the championship. (2005)

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Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden

Rated PG-13

Runtime: 113 minutes
Bad News Bears in Breaking Training
Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

Sequel finds Little League team at Houston's Astrodome without a coach. Not as funny as first, but still great fun for kids. (1977)

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Stars: W. Devane, C. James

Rated PG

Runtime: 105 minutes
Bad News Bears Go To Japan
Bad News Bears Go To Japan

Little Leaguers head to Asia in this second sequel. This was not very popular, and is appealing only to "Bears" obsessives. (1978)

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Stars: T. Curtis, J.E. Haley

Rated PG

Runtime: 102 minutes
Ball of Wax
Ball of Wax
Easily one of the darkest sports-themed movies ever made. Bret Packard is the best baseball player in the world. Bret Packard is rich, famous, good-looking, and set to win his fourth championship ring. But Bret Packard is bored. Packard turns malevolent puppetmaster, personally orchestrating the spiritual destruction of his teammates. (2003) Stars: Mark Mench, Justin Smith, Traci Dinwiddie, Cullen Moss, Daniel Morris

Rated NR

Runtime: 89 minutes
Bang the Drum Slowly
Bang the Drum Slowly
Classic relationship study looks at friendship evolving between two professional baseball players. Not as appealing to sports movie fans as those those who like sensitive, emotionally provocative drama, strong performances. (1956) Stars: Paul Newman, Albert Salmi

Rated PG

Runtime: 60 minutes
Bang the Drum Slowly
Bang the Drum Slowly

Remake of the above which received critical acclaim for its lead and supporting performances. Guaranteed to please fans of emotionally potent tearjerkers. (1974)

Stars: Robert De Niro, Michael Moriarty

Rated PG

Runtime: 98 minutes
Baseball: a film by Ken Burns

Ken Burns tops himself with this epic of American history, told in "nine innings," with a skilled narration by John Chancellor and the voices of Paul Newman, Jason Robards, Billy Crystal, and other stars. The series spans 150 years, starting with the tale of baseball's true beginnings. Then follow the growth of America's National Pastime through the decades of glory and record-setting achievements, as well as the scandals, the bigotry, and the big money. The series portrays the game as a mirror of America itself -- the passions, prejudices, and ambitions that have shape the country.

Inning 1: Our Game (1840-1900)
Inning 2: Something Like War (1900-1910)
Inning 3: The Faith of Fifty Million People (1910-1920)
Inning 4: A National Heirloom (1920-1930)
Inning 5: Shadow Ball (1930-1940)
Inning 6: A National Pastime (1940-1950)
Inning 7: The Capital of Baseball (1950-1960)
Inning 8: A Whole New Ballgame (1960-1970)
Inning 9: Home (1970-1994)
Inning 10: The Tenth Inning (1994-2010)

Documentary by Ken Burns, with Mamie Ruth Moberly, Hank Aaron, Bud Abbott, and Roger Angell.

Rated: NR

Runtime: 1,320 minutes
Baseball, Minnesota
Baseball, Minnesota
The 22- episode documentary featuring the St. Paul Saints is part "Bull Durham" and part MTV's "The Real World" and aired of FOX televisions cable network, fX. A camera crew followed the minor league team everywhere during the 1996 season. Game-day highlights are woven into the individual stories of the Saints players. (1996)

Starring: The St. Paul Saints, including Jack Morris and Darryl Strawberry

Rated: NR

Runtime: 60 minutes per episode

BASEketball
BASEketball

Story of a baseketball team called the Milwalkie Beers and a wife who wants to take over the team. Plus, Jenny McCarthy and Jasmine Bleeth - Yes! (1998)

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Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone

Rated R

Runtime: 103 minutes

The Battered Bastards of Baseball
The Battered Bastards of Baseball
The NETFLIX original jaw-dropping true story of a real-life "Bad News Bears," this inspiring documentary recounts the history of the Portland Mavericks, an independent professional baseball team that broke attendance records in 1973 with a roster that included a blacklisted former Yankee pitcher, a left-handed catcher, the sport's first female general manager, and young movie star Kurt Russell, whose actor father Bing was the scrappy team's owner. (2014) Stars: Todd Field, Kurt Russell, Rob Nelson

Runtime: 73 minutes
The Battery
The Battery
The personalities of two former baseball players clash as they traverse the rural back roads of a post-plague New England teeming with the undead. (2012) Stars: Jeremy Gardner, Adam Cronheim, Niels Bolle

Runtime: 101 minutes
Battlefield Baseball
Battlefield Baseball
Here's a deliriously insane, over-the-top Japanese movie. Seido High's baseball team is set to open their season against the dreaded Gedos, blue-faced zombie baseball players known for impaling, maiming and literally destroying the competition. Though initially reluctant to join the team, new student Yakyu Jubei eventually suits up, and helps to rack up the body count for the good guys. (2003) Stars: Tak Sakaguchi, Atsushi Ito

Rated NR

Runtime: 87 minutes
Beer League
Beer League
Beer, broads and softball combine with over-the-top comedy about a group of misfits whose weekly softball games descend more into fights for macho dominance than making home runs. When love enters his life, it unexpectedly alters Artie's low self-esteem; and the odds for winning--not only the league trophy but a new life--are considerably amped along with the comedy and chaos. (2006)

Starring: Artie Lange, Ralph Macchio, Anthony DeSando, Cara Buono, Jimmy Palumbo.

Rated: R

Runtime: 87 minutes

The Benchwarmers
The Benchwarmers

A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads. (2006)

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Stars: Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Molly Sims, Jon Lovitz, Tim Meadows, Craig Kilborn, Bill Romanowski

Rated PG-13

Runtime: 85 minutes

Big Guns
Big Guns
When their shortstop "stikes out" permanently, the fun loving 60 to 75 year old "Kids at Heart" decide to go for their secret dream... to win the Senior World Series. Renaming themselves "Big Guns," they get serious and play hard. Maybe just a little to hard. Illegal bats, booze, ringers and wild women bring out the worst in them. Making even wise old guys think twice as they rediscover that love and friendship are most important than winning. (2006)

Starring: Mel Novak, Dan Minnick, Dave Myers, Lynn Nonnenmacher, Geno Giordan, Jack Wiltfang, Mike Jauregui, Barry Primus, Neil Dawson, Benny Castor, Ernie
Acosta, Dave Townley.

Rated: NR

Runtime: 84 minutes

Big Leaguer
Big Leaguer
John Lobert runs a training camp in Florida for the New York Giants. Every year, he evaluates the 18-22 year old hopefuls to pick the best for a minor league contract. They all have dreams and talent, but the elimination whittles them down to a lucky few who will get the $150 a month contract. This year John's niece comes down from the home office in New York and is attracted to tall quiet Adam. (1953) Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Vera-Ellen.

Runtime: 71 minutes
Billy Club
Billy Club
Fifteen years after a gruesome triple homicide devastated their Little League baseball team, four friends reunite to commemorate their dead coach and fallen teammates. A mystery unfolds as the secrets from their past return to haunt them and a vengeful killer, hidden by an antique umpire's mask, returns to even the score. (2013) Stars: Marshall Caswell, Erin Hammond, Nick Sommer

Runtime: 94 minutes
Bingo Long and the Traveling All-Stars
Bingo Long and the Traveling All-Stars

Period road comedy about baseball players abandoning Negro League for lively travelling road show. Its sharp satire, energetic performances has made it a cult classic amongst African-American cinema fans, and baseball-lovers. (1976)

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Stars: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones

Rated PG

Runtime: 110 minutes
Black Irish
Black Irish

In South Boston, where Irish roots run deep and Catholic tradition reigns, two brothers face similar hardships but lead far different lives. While older brother Terry descends into drugs and crime, 16-year-old Cole vies to make the state baseball championships. When the two inevitably clash in a life-and-death confrontation, family ties-and futures-are at stake. (2007)

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Stars: Michael Angarano, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Guiry, Melissa Leo, Emily VanCamp

Rated R

Runtime: 95 minutes
Bleacher Boys
Bleacher Boys
Bleacher Boys is the story of five men who shared a common dream as boys, the dream of growing up and playing major league baseball. Five men, each of whose dream was dashed at an early age due to blindness, as if the stadium lights suddenly went dark. [Trailer] (2009) Stars: Ed Lucas, Patrick Cannon, Neal Freeling, Paul Paravanno, Craig Lynch.

Runtime: 80 minutes.
Bleacher Bums
Bleacher Bums
A day in the life of a group of gambling buddies, as they sit in on their beloved minor league baseball team game. (2002) Stars: Brad Garrett, Charles Durning, Hal Sparks, Matt Craven, Maury Chaykin, Peter Riegert, Sarain Boylan, Stephen Markle, Wayne Knight

Rated R

Runtime: 110 minutes
Blue Skies Again
Blue Skies Again
This is a baseball comedy with a twist. This time, the young player striving to make it big in the major leagues is a plucky, talented young woman who attends spring training camp. The team's wealthy owner is a male-chauvinist bachelor who finds himself attracted to the young second baseperson's personal manager and finds he must re-evaluate his gender bias. (1983) Stars: Harry Hamlin, Mimi Rogers

Rated PG

Runtime: 96 minutes
The Boys of Summer
The Boys of Summer movie
Former county league baseball star turned Marine, James Dalton lies in a blast hole with his brother Jacob in Vietnam, staring death right in the face. There he makes a promise to God to be a good father and always keep his family together, if only he lives. The effects of that promise are shown in the years ahead. The father of a true ball player, a rebel and a storyteller, James battles to keep his boys together through Rupland's hardships of alcohol and drug abuse, death, decline and war. From Little League to the town's famous "Summer League", the Dalton boys grow to follow different paths in life that change the course of their family forever. (2011) Stars: Roger Kahn, Michael Dault, Michael Moriarty,Tim McGraw, Larry Bagby, Frank Collison, Tom Sizemore, Dax Spanogle
Breaking into the Big Leagues
Breaking into the Big Leagues
Silent one-reel film featuring New York Giants pitcher, Christy Mathewson. (1913) Stars: Harry F. Millarde, Marguerite Courtot, Henry Hallam, John J. McGraw, Christy Mathewson
Brewster's Millions
Brewster's Millions

Minor League ballplayer spends money to qualify for inheritance. Excellent daffy comedy with hard-working lead performances. This movie is a classic. (1985)

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Stars: Richard Pryor, John Candy

Rated PG

Runtime: 101 minutes
The Bronx Is Burning
The Bronx Is Burning

In 1977, Major league Baseball has officially inaugurated the free agent market. Reggie Jackson signed a contract with the Yankees and soon brings controversy to the club, causing his fellow teammates especially, Thurman Munson to not like him. Plus, manager Billy Martin and owner George Steinbrenner have private arguments about Jackson and the team. (2007)

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Stars: Max Casella, Loren Dean, Charles S. Dutton, Joe Grifasi, Dan Lauria

Rated NR

Runtime: 360 minutes
Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush
Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush
From Jackie Robinson's breaking baseball's color barrier to their move to Los Angeles, a dozen years later, the Dodgers epitomize the diverse working-class. By 1955, Ebbets Field is crumbling, ticket sales are off, fans have moved to the suburbs, and Robert Moses is blocking Walter O'Malley's plan to build a stadium at the terminus of the Long Island Railroad. When Los Angeles makes O'Malley an offer he can't refuse, an era comes to an end: in 1958 the Dodgers and cross-town-rival Giants go West, leaving the ghosts of Flatbush. (2007) Featuring: Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel Robinson; former players; former Dodgers general manager Emil J. "Buzzie" Bavasi; former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley.

Runtime: 120 minutes
Bull Durham
Bull Durham

Popular romantic comedy about love triangle between hotshot rookie, minor leaguer, and team groupie. With its high laugh quotient and steamy sexiness, this hits home with comedy, romance, baseball buffs. This movie ranks with the all-time best baseball dramas. (1988)

Stars: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

Rated R

Runtime: 115 minutes
The Busher
The Busher
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? (1919) Stars: Charles Ray, Colleen Moore, John Gilbert, Margaret Livingston.

Runtime: 55 minutes.
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Calvin Marshall
Calvin Marshall
Calvin Marshall's childhood dream of playing Major League Baseball is in serious jeopardy as he can't seem to make the Bayford Bisons Junior College team. A poignant comedy about Calvin's deferred dream and the people in his life who want him to succeed. [Trailer] (2010) Stars: Alex Frost, Steve Zahn, Michelle Lombardo.
Casey At The Bat
Casey At The Bat

In the June 3, 1888 issue of The Examiner, Ernest Lawrence Thayer published the poem "Casey At The Bat" about an umpire who gets beat up by a batter after calling a strike call. In 1899, it became a 40 second Edison short. It has been remade many times over the years with the recitation of the poem. (1899, 1913, 1916, 1922, 1927, 1946 Disney Cartoon, 2005)

Actors who played Casey: Harry T. Morey (1913), DeWolf Hopper Sr. (1916 & 1922), Wallace Beery (1927).

Runtime: 40 seconds to 60 minutes.

The Catcher
The catcher, Davey Walker, finds out his contract isn't getting renewed, and so starts the murder of several players who have decided to stay in the stadium for one reason or another after the game. (2006)

Stars: David Heavener, Joe Estevez, Monique Parent.

Rated: R

Runtime: 80 minutes

Chasing 3000
Chasing 3000
Two brothers travel to Pittsburgh to watch Roberto Clemente get his 3000th hit. (2006)

Stars: Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Rory Culkin, Tervor Morgan, Michael O'Keefe.

Runtime: 115 minutes

Chasing Dreams
Chasing Dreams

A young Kevin Costner appears briefly as the older brother going off to college. The main character in the story is a farm boy who lacks direction and earns the enmity of his Dad. When the boy discovers baseball in junior college, he finds direction in his life. Two events, the tragic death of his wheel-chair bound younger brother and being beaned, almost derail him. He comes back in time to help his college team win the championship which probably gets him a chance in the minors. (1982)

Stars: David G. Brown, John Fife, Jim Shane, Lisa Kingston, Kevin Costner

Rated PG

Runtime: 96 minutes
Chasing October
Chasing October
Matt Liston decided that quitting his job and making a documentary about his beloved Chicago Cubs in 2003 would break their curse and get them a World Series title for the first time since 1908. It didn't quite work out that way for the North Siders and Liston, but he did make an enjoyable and memorable film in the process. (2007) Appearances by: Bernie Mac, Gary Sinise, Joe Mantegna, Jeff Garlin, Larry King

Rated NR

Runtime: 89 minutes
Clubhouse
Clubhouse
The CBS television series is about a boy who gets his dream job working as a batboy for his favorite major-league baseball team, the fictional New York Empires. Throughout the story, 16-year-old Pete Young goes through normal and not so normal problems of a teenager. Pete's sister is a rebellious teen who deals with drinking, sex, and drugs. The first five episodes aired on CBS, along with six additional episodes that were picked up by HDNet after CBS canceled the show. (2004) Stars: Dean Cain, Christopher Lloyd, Jeremy Sumpter.

Runtime: 60 minutes per episode.
Cobb
Cobb

Non-reverential Hollywood biopic about one of baseball's greatest players. Critically acclaimed lead performance draws in drama fans seeking strong character portrait. (1994)

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Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Wuhl.

Rated R

Runtime: 128 minutes
The Comeback Kid
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. (1980) Stars: John Ritter, Susan Dey, Patrick Swayze.

Runtime: 97 minutes.
Comrades of Summer
Comrades of Summer

Sparky Smith is a baseball coach with a future in the game - behind him. Now Sparky'll work for anyone who'll hire him - and that just happens to be a Russian baseball team who barely know their way around a diamond! (1992)

Stars: Joe Mantegna, Natalya Negoda, Michael Lerner, Mark Rolston, John Fleck.

Rated R

Runtime: 90 minutes
Cooperstown
Cooperstown
A baseball pitcher who never had quite the professional career he dreamed about is visited by the ghost of his former catcher, for whom he always harbored a secret jealousy. The spirit of the catcher gets him to revisit people and places from his past and gives him a new perspective on his life. (1993) Stars: Ernie Harwell, Miles Perlich, Byron Thames, Robbie T. Robinson, Jason Orman.

Rated PG
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson

This made-for-TV film covers the early life of the future baseball star. Young college athelethe Jackie Robinson learned early on not to bow his head to racist attacks. When he is drafted in World War II and stationed at a small-town Texas training camp, this trait gets him into trouble. Jackie is brought forward on a court-martial for insubordination when he refuses the orders of a white bus driver to go to the back of the bus. (1990)

Starring: Andre Braugher, Daniel Stern, Ruby Dee, Stan Shaw, Bruce Dern, Kasi Lemmons, Paul Dooley.

Rated PG

Runtime: 100 minutes
Curveball
Curveball

Curve Ball is the coming of age story of a boy named Nolan as he faces several challenges in his life which he must learn to conquer without the help of his mother or counselor. (2014)

Starring: Lynn Whitfield, Rockmond Dunbar, Dwayne Boyd

Runtime: 109 minutes
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Damn Yankees
Damn Yankees
The devil steps in to grant the wish of an aging baseball fan who longs to see his losing team triumph. This movie musical is a true classic. (1958) Stars: Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston

Rated PG

Runtime: 111 minutes
Deadly Strike
Deadly Strike
To boost morale at Dirkschneider Inc., Boss Franz decides to create a company baseball team. In short time, members of the group wind up dead due to baseball related deaths. Could this be the revenge of failed mascot Homer Pinstripe? [Watch Film] (2008) Stars: Todd Therrien, Caitlin Robert, Aurora Grabill, Richard Chandler, George Rose, Christine McFadyed, Mike Nigro, Mike Goodreau.

Runtime: 20 minutes.
Dealin' With Idiots
Dealin' With Idiots
Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next movie. (2013) Stars: Jeff Garlin, Steve Agee, Gina Gershon

Rated NR

Runtime: 88 minutes.
Dear Mr. Fidrych
Dear. Mr. Fidrych
It's 1976 in Detroit. Twelve-year-old poet Marty Jones wants to be a baseball star. Motivated by the quirky success of Mark 'The Bird' Fidrych, Marty writes a poem to the Detroit Tigers' star rookie pitcher. Fidrych writes back, propelling Marty on a winning streak. Thirty years later, Marty is an advertising executive in a mid-life slump. Can a father-son road trip in search of The Bird help Marty reconnect with his family and his youthful optimism? Note: Mark Fidrych. (2009)

Starring: Noah Cramer, Mike Cramer, Tom Ide, John Ide, Mark Fidrych

Rated: NR

Runtime: 118 minutes

Death On The Diamond
Death On The Diamond
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, mobsters are trying to prevent the wins, and as the pennant race nears the end, Pop's star players begin to be killed, on and off the field. Can Larry romance Pop's daughter, win enough games, and still have time to stop a murderer before he strikes more than three times? (1934)

Starring: Robert Young, Madge Evans, Nat Pendleton, Ted Healy.

Rated: NR

Runtime: 71 minutes

Diamond in the Dunes
Diamond in the Dunes
Muslim Uyghur and Han Chinese students at China's Xinjiang University live segregated lives, except on the baseball field. Lacking enough students from a single ethnic group, they need each other to play baseball. Diamond in the Dunes is a documentary that follows this team and their charismatic captain, Parhat Ablat, as they overcome ethnic differences and prepare for their only game of the season. [Trailer] (2009)

Stars: Parhat Ablat

Runtime: 80 minutes.

Diminished Capacity
Diminished Capacity

A Chicago journalist suffering from memory loss takes leaves from his job and returns to his rural hometown, where he bonds with his Alzheimer's-impaired uncle Rollie and his old flame. Quickly a plan is hatched for the trio to head to a memorabilia convention in the city, where Rollie hopes to sell a rare baseball card, but some try to scheme the old man out of his fortune. (2008)

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Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Alda, Virginia Madsen

Rated NR

Runtime: 92 minutes
Dizzy & Daffy
Dizzy & Daffy
A half-blind minor league pitcher meets, and nicknames, Dizzy and Daffy Dean, who go on to play for the St. Louis Cardinals. [Watch Film] (1934) Stars: Dizzy Dean, Daffy Dean, Roscoe Ates, Shemp Howard, Richard Cramer.

Runtime: 18 minutes.
The Dome
The Dome
In an age of monolithic retractable roofs, corporate luxury boxes, and multi-story high-definition "Godzilla-tron" screens, it's easy to forget where it all began. Conceived by a larger than life Texas Judge who didn't want his daughter to suffer through any more rained out ballgames, the Astrodome forever changed the world of sports and entertainment. This film documents the life and legacy of this iconic building. (2010)

Directed by: Chip Rives

Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige
Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige
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 Negroes, to his highs and lows in baseball and in his personal life. (1981) Stars: Louis Gossett Jr, Beverly Todd

Rated NR

Runtime: 98 minutes
The Dreyfus Affair
The Dreyfus Affair
During the race for the World Series, Randy Drefyus - the handsome, married, spectacularly talented shortstop for the Los Angeles Valley Vikings - discovers he's fallen in love with the team's second baseman. (2011) Stars: TBA
Dummy Hoy: A Deaf Hero
Dummy Hoy: A Deaf Hero
Documentary that chronicles the amazing baseball career of William Ellsworth "Dummy" Hoy, the first - and best - deaf player in Major League history. You'll learn that Hoy played in 1,798 big-league games and compiled a .288 lifetime batting average, 2,054 hits and 1,004 walks. He also threw three runners out at home plate from the outfield in one game. (2007)

Stars: Ryan Lane, Deanne Bray

Rated NR

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Eastbound & Down
Eastbound and Down
Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school. This HBO series going into it's 3rd and final season in 2011. (2009) Stars: Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon

Runtime: 30 minutes
Ed
Ed
Sluggish comedy about a monkey that joins a professional baseball team. Poorly received by critics and audiences due to its weak special effects, predictable storyline. Some appeal for younger kids. (1996) Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Jack Warden

Rated PG

Runtime: 95 minutes
Eden Court
Eden Court
Eden Court is a dramatic comedy of a washed up baseball star stuck in a trailer park trying to escape his current world by running off to Australia in pursuit of his "American Dream." The only problem is that it's his 30th birthday and his wife, family, and friends won't let him leave home without a fight. [Trailer] (2007)

Stars: Thomas Lennon, Kimberly Williams-Paisley.

Runtime: 90 minutes.

Eight Men Out
Eight Men Out

True-to-life account of fixed 1919 World Series involving "Chicago Black Sox." Gritty period piece/sports drama will please die-hard baseball fans and lovers of historical, character-driven drama who don't mind a slower pace. (1988)

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Stars: John Cusack, Clifton James

Rated PG

Runtime: 120 minutes

Elmer The Great
Elmer The Great

Joe E. Brown again stars in another Ring Lardner gem about country bumpkin ballplayer Elmer Kane (based on Big Ed Walsh) that gets mixed up with the underworld. Not as funny as Alibi Ike but still worth viewing. Based on the play Hurry Kane. Filmed in L.A.'s Wrigley Field. (1933)

Stars: Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd, Preston S. Foster.

Rated PG

Runtime: 74 minutes
The Emerald Diamond
The Emerald Diamond
The story of Irish baseball, featuring the Irish National Baseball Team -- from County Cork to Fenway Park. (2006)

Starring: The Irish National Baseball Team.

Rated: NR

Runtime: 92 minutes

Everyone's Hero
Everyone's Hero

"Everyone's Hero" is a heartwarming comedy-adventure, telling the story of a young boy's thousand-mile journey to help Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees win the World Series. The project's theme of perseverance against all odds was inspired by the film's originating director and executive producer, Christopher Reeve. (2006)

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Stars: William H. Macy, Rob Reiner, Brian Dennehy, Raven, Robert Wagner.

Rated G

Runtime: 90 minutes
Eye On The Dream
Eye On The Dream
The 10-part TV-documentary series is about summer amateur wooden-bat baseball in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL), which chronicles young men chasing their dream of playing professional baseball. For some of these young men, this is their first opportunity to experience life as a real ballplayer. For others, it might be their last. The real-life trials and tribulations unfold both on-field and off and captures an authentic glimpse into just how arduous, and sometimes thankless, the business of chasing dreams can be. (2007) Developed by: P.J. Moynihan & Alex Niefer.
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Faded Glory
Faded Glory is a true story of a group of aging athletes, good friends for over 18 years, who never gave up the dream of playing baseball at a competitive level. Through the eyes of their manager, Faded Glory follows the National Network team, 18 men over the age of thirty-five who have overcome life’s adversities, including injury, divorce, bankruptcy, infidelity, drug addiction, incarceration, and one life-threatening disease. It all takes place as National tries to win a National Amateur Baseball World Series title. Faded Glory is a captivating document of friendship, courage, humor, and the indomitability of the human spirit. (2010) Stars: Rick Cohen, The National Network team.

Rated NR

Runtime: 86 minutes
The Fan
The Fan

Dark, slick psychological thriller/horror about psychotic fan's obsession with star ballplayer. Character development buffs are sorely disappointed, but over-the-top plot developments create solid entertainment for fans of ominous, stalker-oriented thrillers. (1996)

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Stars: Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes

Rated R

Runtime: 117 minutes
Fancy Curves
Fancy Curves
Babe Ruth teaches an all girls baseball team. [Watch Film] (1932) Stars: Babe Ruth.

Runtime: 9 minutes.
Favorite Son
A story of family, of dreams deferred, and of a final chance at redemption. David Paxton, nearing the end of his minor league baseball career, returns to his hometown as much less the hero he once assumed he would become. When he meets Joan, and her son Ross, David believes he has found a way to acquire the love, support and family he's long been yearning for. But his overheated romancing of Joan makes her wary, and his attempt to mentor Ross meets with the boy's undisguised contempt. It appears his dreams of a future have died, and David's simmering rage threatens to erupt into violence. (2010) Stars: Pablo Schreiber, Connor Paolo, Kellie Overbey, Richard Bekins

Rated NR

Runtime: 90 minutes
Fastpitch
Fastpitch
35 year-old New York artist, director Jeremy Spear longs for the athletic days of his college years. He finds the solution in joining a fastpitch softball league in Ashland, Ohio and the result is this spirited, humorous, human documentary about a once-mighty sport which is now only followed by diehard fans. (2000) Stars: Ken Billingley, Tony Hunloff, Shane Hunuhunu, and Lila Leiter

Rated NR

Runtime: 90 minutes
Fear Strikes Out
Fear Strikes Out
True story of ballplayer battling mental illness and domineering father. This dark drama, with its vivid lead performance, pleases classic drama fans, those seeking baseball movie without the usual cliches. (1957) Stars: Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden

Rated PG

Runtime: 100 minutes
Fever Pitch
Fever Pitch

When relaxed and charming Ben Wrightman meets workaholic Lindsey Meeks she finds him sweet and charming, they hit it off and when it is winter Ben can spend every waking hour with Lindsey, but when summer comes around the corner Lindsey discovers Ben's obsession with the Boston Red Sox. She thinks it is perfect until everything goes downhill for them, based on Nick Hornby's novel "Fever Pitch" (2005)

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Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, Lenny Clarke

Rated PG-13

Runtime: 101 minutes
Field of Dreams
Field of Dreams

Upbeat, widely appealing Hollywood fantasy/drama about Iowa farmer who builds baseball diamond after hearing mysterious voices. Hugely popular redemptive tale, with a magical feel. This movie ranks with the all-time best baseball dramas. (1989)

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Stars: Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan

Rated PG

Runtime: 106 minutes
The Final Season
The Final Season

True story of Kent Stock who disrupts his life to become coach of the Norway High School baseball team in Iowa to try to lead them to victory. (2007)

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Stars: Sean Astin, Rachael Leigh Cook, Tom Arnold
Finding Buck McHenry
Finding Buck McHenry
When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team. He persuades a school custodian to be the coach. As the new coach starts working with the team, his knowledge leads the boy to suspect that the man is really an ex-Negro League legend who disappeared from sight years ago. The kid sets out to find out the truth about the man's background. Ernie Banks appears as a Negro league star. (2000) Starring: Ossie Davis, Ernie Banks, Ruby Dee

Rated: PG

Runtime: 94 minutes
Fireman, Save My Child
Fireman, Save My Child
Joe Grant is an inventor, fireman and baseball player in his small home town. He gets an offer to play in a big team, he hopes to get more money for his inventions. But he is invited to present his invention to a fire-extinguisher company at the same time when he is supposed to play. Will he be able to show the effectiveness of his invention and win the game? (1932) Stars: Joe E. Brown, Evalyn Knapp, Lilian Bond.

Runtime: 67 minutes.
For Love of the Game
For Love of the Game

A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of thirty-seven has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years. (1999)

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Stars: Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston

Rated: 137 minutes

Runtime: PG-13
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The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. (2013)

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Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Alan Tudyk

Runtime: PG-13
The Franchise
The Franchise: A Season With The San Francisco GIants
The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants is a production of Showtime and an MLB Productions Original Series. This docu-series follows the 2010 World Series champions as they defend their title in 2011. With unprecedented access to Giants players, their families, coaches and team personnel, this series provides a candid look at the struggles, relationships and day-to-day lives of Major League Baseball players. It's an up close and personal journey from the off-season to Spring Training, the All-Star Game and beyond. (2011) Starring: Bruce Boche, Brian Wilson and the members of the 2011 San Francisco Giants

Runtime: 30-60 minutes each
Freedom Park
Freedom Park
David and Stephen are in debt over half a million dollars to Vegas crime boss Tommy the Goat. After fleeing to their home town of Freedom Park, MA they start a gambling ring at the local youth baseball park. As parents secretly place their bets at the ice cream truck and players cork their bats to improve odds, David and Stephen hope to earn enough cash to stay ahead of their debts. (2004) Starring: Matt McDonald, Tim Fields, Andrea Ajemian, Brendon Boyd, Peter Talieri, Paul C. McKinney, Natalie Warila

Rated: NR

Runtime: 100 minutes
Full Count
Full Count
They were known as the Dream Team - five friends, as close as brothers, who had chalked up years of sports victories & shared experiences. But in the final summer before leaving their hometown and heading off to college, these lifelong friends will grow even closer as they band together to right an enigmatic wrong and redeem the reputation of one of their own, even at the risk of sacrificing their individual futures. Against the backdrop of a fateful softball game, old scores will be settled and boys will learn what it means to be men. (2007) Stars: Michael Rooker, Jason Ritter, Nichols, William Baldwin, Chris Klein.

Rated R

Runtime: 90 minutes

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