Total Nerd The Best NES Sports Games  

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If you owned a NES at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few sports games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best NES sports games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling sports games that were released for NES. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. You can vote for any of these items, from Punch-Out!! to Tecmo Super Bowl. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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129 30
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

2
104 19
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

3
81 32
Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

4
53 18
Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1988

5
61 24
Baseball Stars is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

6
55 20
Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1984

7
56 21
Double Dribble is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

8
62 26
R.B.I. Baseball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

9
65 30
Tecmo Bowl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1990

10
26 7
Super Dodge Ball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

11
34 18
Super Spike V'Ball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

12
27 14
Track & Field is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

13
30 18
Tecmo NBA Basketball is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

14
31 19
Nintendo World Cup is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

15
35 23
Bases Loaded is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

16
25 14
Golf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1984

17
27 16
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1984

18
18 8
Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softb... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

19
21 12
NES Open Tournament Golf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

20
24 15
Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special E... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

21
29 20
Arch Rivals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

22
17 9
Baseball Simulator 1.000 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

23
21 13
Bad News Baseball is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NES Sports Games

24
25 17
WWF WrestleMania is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
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15 8
Baseball Stars 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NES Sports Games