Button Mash The Best Baseball Video Games  

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Baseball video games are among the most popular sports based video games. Maybe that's because the rules are easy to understand or can be attributed to the simplicity of the game play, but baseball games have always been a hit, even the most basic of video game that came with some of the oldest gaming systems. One of the first baseball games that struck a chord with wider audiences was Tengen's R.B.I. Baseball. Originally made for Nintendo, RBI Baseball was the first baseball video game to be licensed by the Major League Baseball Player's Association and used real player names, faces and statistics as opposed to numbers and generic looking guys. This proved to be a turning point for baseball video games as many companies sought to have officially licensed games.

There have been multiple variations in the types of baseball games. One features and is endorsed by a particular player, like Frank Thomas' Big Hurt Baseball and Ken Griffey Jr.'s Winning Run . Others, like any of the Mario oriented games, star characters from the Super Mario universe. No matter how you cut it, baseball games are fun and easy to play.

This is the Ultimate List to determine which baseball game can be considered the best. If there is a game that should be included on this list and isn't, feel free to add it.
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137 42
MVP Baseball 2005 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Electronic Arts
2
72 28
R.B.I. Baseball is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Robert Wabash added Namco, Tengen
3
81 43
Baseball Stars is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Nintendo, SNK Playmore
4
52 33
MVP Baseball 2004 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Electronic Arts
5
50 43
Bases Loaded is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Jaleco
6
40 48
Ken Griffey, Jr.'s Winning Run is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
7
26 14
World Series Baseball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Adam Hadley added Sega
8
32 34
Sports Talk Baseball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
9
30 21
Ken Griffey, Jr. Presents Majo... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
andy-lautenschleger added Nintendo
10
33 43
Triple Play 2000 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
EA Sports, Electronic Arts
11
27 18
Baseball Simulator 1.000 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
muzziac added Culture Brain
12
19 11
R.B.I. Baseball 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
andy-lautenschleger added
13
18 15
MLB 2001 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
andy-lautenschleger added 989 Studios
14
19 18
World Series Baseball 2K3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
15
32 39
Mario Superstar Baseball is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
16
20 21
All-Star Baseball 2003 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
17
15 16
Triple Play Baseball is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
andy-lautenschleger added Electronic Arts
18
28 39
Backyard Baseball 2001 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
19
16 20
Triple Play 97 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Dylan Detrick added Triple Play '97 Electronic Arts
20
25 37
Backyard Baseball is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
21
10 13
MLB '99 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
andy-lautenschleger added
22
25 27
MLB 14: The Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Cardinals4eva added MLB 14 the Show Sony Computer Entertainment
23
17 17
Bad News Baseball is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Adam Hadley added Tecmo
24
12 18
Triple Play 98 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Dylan Detrick added Triple Play '98
25
19 34
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Baseball Video Games
Nintendo