It Happens Every Spring: A Comprehensive List of Films About America's Favorite Pastime. Yes Baseball, Not Football!

"Relax, all right? Don't try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring! Besides that, they're fascist. Throw some ground balls - it's more democratic." Crash Davis - Bull Durham

It's that time of the year once again. I figured I whip out a list of my top 50 baseball movies of all-time. The top 10 are listed. After that I got lazy and they are in no particular order. Enjoy!

  • The Natural

    1

  • Field of Dreams

    2

  • Bull Durham

    3

  • The Pride of the Yankees

    4

  • Major League

    5

  • A League of Their Own

    6

  • For Love of the Game

    7

  • 61*

    8

  • Eight Men Out

    9

  • The Sandlot

    10

  • Moneyball

    11

  • The Bad News Bears

    12

  • Bang the Drum Slowly

    13

  • Fever Pitch

    14

  • The Rookie

    15

  • The Slugger's Wife

    16

  • Rookie of the Year

    17

  • It Happens Every Spring

    18

  • Stealing Home

    19

  • Trouble with the Curve

    20

  • Cobb

    21

  • Mr. Baseball

    22

  • Long Gone

    23

  • The Stratton Story

    24

  • Fear Strikes Out

    25

  • Chasing 3000

    26

  • The Jackie Robinson Story

    27

  • Pastime

    28

  • The Pride of St. Louis

    29

  • Talent for the Game

    30

  • The Perfect Game

    31

  • The Winning Season

    32

  • The Scout

    33

  • Everyone's Hero

    34

  • The Bronx is Burning

    35

  • The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

    36

  • Up for Grabs

    37

  • Knuckleball!

    38

  • Baseball

    39

  • Sugar

    40

  • The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

    41

  • The Final Season

    42

  • Little Big League

    43

  • The Kid from Left Field

    44

  • Pitcher and the Pin-Up

    45

  • The Babe

    46

  • Damn Yankees!

    47

  • Mantle

    48

  • Angels in the Outfield

    49

  • Major League II

    50

  • 42

    51

  • A Mile in His Shoes

    52

  • The Master

    53

  • American Pastime

    54

  • The Sandlot: Heading Home

    55

  • Mickey

    56

  • Fireman, Save My Child

    57

  • Elmer, The Great

    58

  • Alibi Ike

    59

  • Death on the Diamond

    60

  • The Babe Ruth Story

    61

  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    62

  • Kill The Umpire

    63

  • Rhubarb

    64

  • The Winning Team

    65

  • Big Leaguer

    66

  • Safe at Home!

    67

  • The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

    68

  • The Bad News Bears Go to Japan

    69

  • A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story

    70

  • Squeeze Play

    71

  • Blue Skies Again

    72

  • Tiger Town

    73

  • Brewster's Millions

    74

  • Amazing Grace and Chuck

    75

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    76

  • Night Game

    77

  • Mr. Destiny

    78

  • Taking Care of Business

    79

  • The Man from Left Field

    80

  • Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream

    81

  • Ed

    82

  • The Fan

    83

  • Soul of the Game

    84

  • Major League: Back to the Minors

    85

  • Perfect Game

    86

  • Angels in the Infield

    87

  • Hardball

    88

  • Summer Catch

    89

  • Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch

    90

  • Bleacher Bums

    91

  • Battlefield Baseball

    92

  • Hustle

    93

  • Mr. 3000

    94

  • This Old Cub

    95

  • Game 6

    96

  • The Sandlot 2

    97

  • The Benchwarmers

    98

  • Beer League

    99

  • Off the Black

    100