Button Mash The Best NES Sports Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo Entertainment System at some point.

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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1
151 38
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
2
119 25
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
3
69 22
Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1988
4
94 38
Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
5
68 25
Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1984
6
72 29
R.B.I. Baseball is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
7
77 33
Tecmo Bowl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1990
8
66 26
Double Dribble is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
9
69 30
Baseball Stars is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
10
31 13
Super Dodge Ball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
11
36 18
Track & Field is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
12
38 21
Super Spike V'Ball is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
13
42 25
Bases Loaded is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
14
32 17
Golf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1984
15
27 13
Baseball Simulator 1.000 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
16
33 20
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
1984
17
35 22
Tecmo NBA Basketball is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
18
21 11
Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softb... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
19
23 13
Jordan vs. Bird: One on One is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
20
35 25
Nintendo World Cup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
21
20 11
Track & Field II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
22
29 21
WWF WrestleMania is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
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23
32 24
Arch Rivals is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
24
18 11
Baseball Stars 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NES Sports Games
25
25 18
NES Open Tournament Golf is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NES Sports Games