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The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix 

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Updated February 18, 2020 771 votes 393 voters 34.2k views 12 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. 

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Battered Bastards of Bas... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Battered Bastards of Baseball Todd Field, Kurt Russell

Released: 2014

Directed by: Chapman Way, Maclain Way

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American Masters: Ted Wi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
American Masters: Ted Williams

Released: 2018

Directed by: Nick Davis

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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

Released: 1984

Directed by: Barry 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 ...more

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Benchwarmers 2: Breaking... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
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 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Charlie Sheen, Jay Leno, Tom Berenger

Released: 1994

Directed by: David S. Ward

Major League II is a 1994 sequel to the 1989 film Major League. Major League II stars most of the same cast from the original, including Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Corbin Bernsen. Absent ...more
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Weeds on Fire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Weeds on Fire Liu Kai Chi, Lam Yiu-sing

Released: 2016

Directed by: Chi 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 Presen... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
The Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience
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Brampton's Own is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Brampton's Own Alex Russell, Rose McIver

Released: 2018

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 ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Hope: One In A Billion Gift Ngoepe

Released: 2017

Directed by: Brodje 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 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Jack of All Trades
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Late Life: The Chien-Min... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Baseball Films & Documentaries on Netflix
Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story

Released: 2018

Directed by: Frank W Chen

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