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The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix

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.

 

  • Kim Basinger, Robert Redford
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    Released1984

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    The Natural is a 1984 sports drama. It is a film adaptation of Bernard Malamud's 1952 baseball novel of the same name, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and Robert  ...more

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  • 2

    Benchwarmers 2: Breaking Balls

    6
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    Benchwarmers 2 is the 2019 direct-to-DVD sequel to 'The Benchwarmers', directed by Jon Rosenbaum.

  • Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger
    5
    0

    Released1994

    Directed byDavid S. Ward

    The Cleveland Indians, an endearing assortment of oddballs who improbably won the division championship last season, have since lost their edge due to personal pursuits and the excesses of fame. Rick  ...more
  • 4

    American Masters: Ted Williams

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    4

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

  • Todd Field, Kurt Russell
    74
    40

    Released2014

    Directed byChapman Way, Maclain Way

    The Battered Bastards of Baseball is a 2014 documentary film about the Portland Mavericks, a defunct Minor League Baseball team which operated from 1973 through 1977. Owned by actor Bing Russell, the  ...more
  • 6

    Screwball

    Bryan Blanco, Samuel Kai Taylor
    9
    6

    Released2018

    Directed byBilly Corben

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

    Filmmaker Billy Corben examines the key players in the doping scandal that rocked Major League Baseball in 2013.
  • 7

    Hope: One In A Billion

    Gift Ngoepe
    0
    0

    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.

  • 8

    Brampton's Own

    Alex Russell, Rose McIver
    6
    9

    Released2018

    Directed byMichael Doneger

    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.

    A struggling minor league baseball player decides to hang up his hat, cut his losses and return home to try and win back the girl whose heart he broke.
  • 9

    Jack of All Trades

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    5
  • 10

    The Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience

    3
    5
  • 11

    Weeds on Fire

    Liu Kai Chi, Lam Yiu-sing
    3
    6

    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.

  • 12

    Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story

    2
    9

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