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The Best Baseball Movies Of All Time

The Best Baseball Movies Of All Time

The history of baseball on film is as rich and diverse as the players who have stepped onto ball fields over the last 150 years. The first baseball movie dates back to the silent film era with the 1915 dramedy Right Off The Bat, according to Baseball Almanac, and spans to the present day where a streaming service released The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience, a “visual poem” from The Lonely Island about former Oakland A’s stars Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire. You won’t find another sport with that kind of range.

Stadium lights tend to shine a little brighter when Hollywood lenses focus in on America’s Pastime. Baseball already has a deep bench when it comes to camera-ready personalities. The game also provides stranger-than-fiction narratives fit for screenplays. Some of the best baseball stories to appear on screen have been directly plucked from the game itself (see Moneyball or

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