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The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix

Updated February 18, 2020 174 votes 396 voters 34.7k views12 items

America's most beloved sport now has an entire section of films on Netflix! The best baseball movies streaming on Netflix capture the heart and soul of an all-American baseball game. If you can't take yourself out to the ballgame, why not stay home and watch some of these cinematic homerun hits?

Among the best baseball movies on Netflix are comedy classics that the whole family will love. Several entries from ESPN's 30 for 30 series also made this list, and focus on specific historical figures throughout baseball's rich history. 

Step up to the plate and vote up the best baseball movies on Netflix, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.

 

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    Battered Bastards of Baseball

    Todd Field, Kurt Russell

    Released2014

    Directed byChapman Way, Maclain Way

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    American Masters: Ted Williams
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    American Masters: Ted Williams

    Baseball legend Ted Williams fights to become the greatest hitter of all time as he battles family, teammates, the press and even the fans.

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    The Natural
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    The Natural

    Kim Basinger, Robert Redford

    Released1984

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    The Natural is a 1984 sports drama. It is a film adaptation of Bernard Malamud's 1952 baseball... more on Wikipedia

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    Benchwarmers 2: Breaking Balls
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    Benchwarmers 2: Breaking Balls

    Benchwarmers 2 is the 2019 direct-to-DVD sequel to 'The Benchwarmers', directed by Jon Rosenbaum.

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    Screwball
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    Screwball

    A steroid peddler explains how he went from an unlicensed anti-aging expert to the point man for the biggest scandal in baseball history.

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    Major League II
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    Major League II

    Charlie Sheen, Jay Leno

    Released1994

    Directed byDavid S. Ward

    Major League II is a 1994 sequel to the 1989 film Major League. Major League II stars most of... more on Wikipedia

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    Weeds on Fire
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    Weeds on Fire

    Liu Kai Chi, Lam Yiu-sing

    Released2016

    Directed byChi Fat Chan

    In 1980s Hong Kong, a school principal forms a baseball team with an eclectic crew of local students who soon fight their way to the top of the league.

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    The Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience
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    The Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience

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    Brampton's Own
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    Brampton's Own

    Alex Russell, Rose McIver

    Released2018

    After 12 years in the minors, a struggling baseball player retires, returns home and faces the last person he struck out with -- his ex-girlfriend.

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    Hope: One In A Billion
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    Hope: One In A Billion

    Gift Ngoepe

    Released2017

    Directed byBrodje Wemboendja

    Hope: One In A Billion is a 2017 documentary film directed by Brodje Wemboendja that follows the rise of Africa's first Major League Baseball player, Gift Ngoepe.

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    Jack of All Trades
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    Jack of All Trades

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    Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story
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    Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story

    Injuries sidelined the bright career of New York Yankees pitcher Chien-Ming Wang. This documentary captures his relentless battle back to the majors.