Best Baseball Movies

Batter up! If you've got a young fan in the house, one of these baseball movies is sure to be a home run. These movies will take you from backyard ball in The Sandlot to pro women teams in A League of Their Own to the big leagues with Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, and Babe Ruth. And just like in Little League, there are tons of life lessons and character strengths kids can learn from these picks. You won't strike out with one of these excellent films. Plus, be sure to check out our lists of great soccer, basketball, and football movies.

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Charlie Brown's All Stars!

age 4+

Classic Peanuts fare stands the test of time.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2016)
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Everyone's Hero

age 5+

A formulaic feel-good movie with positive messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Angels in the Outfield

age 7+

Heartwarming movie about hope and baseball.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1994)
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The Jackie Robinson Story

age 7+

1950s biopic feel naive, but Robinson plays himself.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1950)
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The Rookie

age 7+

Sweet, engaging true story more appealing to tweens and up.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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Koshien: Japan's Field of Dreams

age 8+

Compelling docu about Japan's biggest baseball tournament.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

age 8+

This gem will lift the spirits of baseball fans.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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A Mile in His Shoes

age 8+

Inspirational baseball tale about a pitcher with autism.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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The Perfect Game

age 8+

Sentimental, inspiring tale about Little League underdogs.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2010)
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The Pride of the Yankees

age 8+

Heartwarming baseball classic for tweens and up.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1942)
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Rookie of the Year

age 8+

Fun, far-fetched baseball fantasy has some salty language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1993)
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Running the Bases

age 8+

Touching faith-based film shows the power of baseball, God.

In Theaters (Release Year: 2022)
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The Sandlot

age 8+

Lighthearted, nostalgic tween comedy; some language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1993)
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The Sandlot 3: Heading Home

age 8+

Baseball sequel has name-calling, bullying.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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Twelve

age 8+

Talented young athlete overcomes challenges to excel.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings

age 10+

Overlooked baseball gem for the whole family.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1976)
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Henry & Me

age 10+

NY Yankees inspire cancer-stricken boy in animated film.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Home Run Showdown

age 10+

Mostly family-friendly sports flick dabbles in stereotypes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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A League of Their Own

age 10+

Terrific story of women's baseball has great messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1992)
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Million Dollar Arm

age 10+

Feel-good sports dramedy is a fine pick for tweens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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