Parents' Guide to

Backyard Baseball 2005

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

A great baseball simulation for kids.

Game Windows 2004
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The players are all kids who are as diverse as the American youths who will control them. When little Vicki Kawaguchi comes up to bat, she pirouettes her way to the plate. Marky Dubois plays with a pet frog in his overalls. Kenny Kawaguchi is in a wheelchair.

New to these editions are 3-D graphics and more challenging gameplay. Hardcore baseball fans might find the game too whimsical, but younger kids and the average sports fan will find Backyard Baseball to be a hoot.

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