Do You Know These Famous Baseball Movies?

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What's the top-rated baseball movie of all time?

"The Natural" is by far the most famous baseball movie ever made. It's a Robert Redford classic!

What baseball team is "Major League" about?

"Major League" is about the Cleveland Indians. The movie stars Charlie Sheen and came out in 1989.

In what movie does a male softball team play a female softball team?

This campy hit came out in 1979. The name is as suggestive as the poster for the movie.

In what movie do Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record?

The movie "61*" is about Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle. The movie premiered in 2001 and starred Thomas Jane.

Which famous baseball movie was Robert De Niro in?

"Bang the Drum Slowly" is a 1973 baseball movie starring Robert De Niro. It was about the relationship between a pitcher and a catcher.

What famous baseball movie stars Walter Matthau?

Walter Matthau stars in "The Bad News Bears," where the ex-minor-league coach takes on a misfit California team. The movie came out in 1976.

In what movie does a frustrated baseball fan make a pact with the devil?

"Damn Yankees" is the story of a frustrated fan who made a pact with the devil so that the Washington Senators would win. The movie came out in 1958.

Which famous baseball movie had a sequel?

"Major League" was so popular that it actually had a sequel. "Major League II" came out in 1994.

What baseball movie starred Frank Sinatra?

"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" starred Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams and Gene Kelly. The hit came out in 1949.

What famous baseball movie got a remake?

"Angels in the Outfield" got a remake in 1994. The original version was a huge success in 1951.

Which popular baseball documentary came out in 2007?

"Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush" came out in 2007. It was a popular HBO documentary about the famous team and its history.

Which movie got a TV remake?

"The Kid From Left Field" was originally released in 1953. It was made into a TV movie with Gary Coleman in 1979.

Which movie is the story of pitcher Jerome "Dizzy" Dean?

"The Pride of St. Louis" tells the story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs. The movie was released in 1952.

What is the movie that tells the story of Lou Gehrig?

"The Pride of the Yankees" is the story of Lou Gehrig. Even Babe Ruth appears in this film!

Which of these is a beloved Kevin Costner baseball movie?

These are both famous Kevin Costner baseball movies. They came out in 1988 and 1989. Costner was on a roll!

Which movie is about professional female baseball players?

"A League of Their Own" tells the remarkable story of female baseball players during WWII. The movie has an all-star cast and was released in 1992.

"Eight Men Out" was about which baseball team?

"Eight Men Out" is the story of the Chicago White Sox amidst the Black Sox scandal of 1919. The movie was released in 1988.

In "For Love of the Game," Kevin Coster plays a what?

In yet another Costner baseball hit, the actor plays a washed-up pitcher. The movie was released in 1999.

Who stars in "The Rookie"?

Dennis Quaid stars in "The Rookie." The movie is about a Texas baseball coach that makes the major league.

Which movie starred Abbot and Costello?

In "The Naughty Nineties," Abbot and Costello are as funny as ever. This is one of the most famous baseball satire movies.

Where is "Mr. Baseball" set?

In "Mr. Baseball," Tom Selleck gets sent to Japan and figures out that there are some cultural clashes. The film came out in 1992.

In "Brewster's Millions," Richard Pryor plays a what?

In "Brewster's Millions," Richard Pryor plays a minor league pitcher. The movie also stars John Candy and was released in 1985.

When was the latest "Bad News Bears" released?

The latest incarnation of the "Bad News Bears" starred Billy Bob Thornton. The film came out in 2005.

In what movie does a scientist discover a formula that makes a baseball repellent to wood?

"It Happens Every Spring" is the story of one man's unlikely discovery. The film is a classic, released in 1949.

Which famous baseball movie takes place in the summer of 1962?

"The Sandlot" is a classic movie about a new kid in town who joins the local baseball crew. The movie came out in 1993.

What movie tells the story of a kid pitching in the major leagues?

In "Rookie of the Year," a little kid has a powerful pitching arm. He joins the Chicago Cubs as a pitcher.

In "Mr. Destiny," a man imagines how his life would have been had he done what?

In "Mr. Destiny," Larry Burrows imagines how his life would have been different had he hit a homer as a teenager. The movie came out in 1990.

Which baseball movie starred Brad Pitt?

Brad Pitt starred in "Moneyball" in 2011. It was a critical success, but only time will tell if it's a classic.

Which baseball movie stars Albert Brooks?

"The Scout" is a funny baseball movie starring Albert Brooks. The movie came out in 1994, and also starred Brendan Fraser.

Which of these is a romantic baseball movie that you have probably not seen?

These are rom-com baseball movies. You have probably not seen them. If you have, do not feel guilty.

Who starred in "The Babe"?

John Goodman starred in "The Babe." It's the story of Babe Ruth and it came out in 1992.

Who starred in the movie "Cobb"?

Tommy Lee Jones starred in "Cobb," the story of Ty Cobb. The movie came out in 1994.

When was "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg" released?

This documentary chronicles the career of Detroit Tiger Hammerin' Hank. It highlights his accomplishments and achievements.

In the third installment, where did the Bad News Bears go?

In "The Bad News Bears Go to Japan," the famous misfit team do just that. The third and final installment of the series came out in 1978.

What is the top-grossing baseball movie of all time?

"A League of Their Own" raked in more than $107 million. The movie "42" was the second-highest-ranking.

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The only thing better than the sport of baseball is baseball movies. Classic, timeless and always entertaining, baseball movies have it all. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of some of the most famous​. Let's play ball!

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