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Ever wonder who are the best baseball player characters in film history? Plenty of people have their own opinions on who are the best fictional baseball players. Some characters in films are newcomers looking to make the team, while others are old veterans that come out of retirement for one final chance at the big leagues. More than a few of them are based on real-life ball players.

Who do you think are some of the best baseball player characters in film? Dottie Hinson from A League of Their Own had movie-goers wishing that they could throw like a girl. Geena Davis and Tom Hanks led a talented cast in this 1992 feel-good film. Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn from the Major League series is almost as unpredictable as the actor who portrayed him – Charlie Sheen. George “Buck” Weaver (John Cusack) from Eight Men Out is another good ball player character.

Kevin Costner played Crash Davis in Bull Durham to perfection, but he also gets a gold star for appearing in the baseball classic, Field of Dreams. Other roles that are featured on this top baseball player characters in film list include Willie Mays Hayes, Lou Gehrig, and Jack Elliot from Mr. Baseball.

Which movie ballplayer do you think deserves the No. 1 spot? Give the best baseball player characters a vote and please add any not already on the list.
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135 50
Ricky 'Wild Thing' Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ricky 'Wild Thing' Vaughn Major League II, Major League

2
133 47
Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez The Sandlot

3
115 40
Crash Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Crash Davis Bull Durham

4
117 48
Willie Mays Hayes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Willie Mays Hayes Major League, Major League II

5
114 45
Roy Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roy Hobbs The Natural

6
117 40
Jimmy Dugan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Jimmy Dugan A League of Their Own

7
86 21
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
andy-lautenschleger added Shoeless Joe Jackson Eight Men Out, Field of Dreams

8
100 44
Pedro Cerrano is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Pedro Cerrano Major League: Back to the Minors, Major League II, Major League

9
109 44
Hamilton 'Ham' Porter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Hamilton 'Ham' Porter The Sandlot

10
86 44
Dottie Hinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Dottie Hinson A League of Their Own

11
73 34
Coach Morris Buttermaker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Coach Morris Buttermaker Bad News Bears

12
74 30
Billy Chapel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Billy Chapel For Love of the Game

13
53 27
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Mickey Mantle 61*

14
55 36
Ebby Calvin 'Nuke' LaLoosh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

15
72 36
Scotty Smalls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Scotty Smalls The Sandlot

16
46 37
Roger Dorn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roger Dorn Major League

17
42 34
Jake Taylor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Jake Taylor Major League

18
42 23
Ray Kinsella is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ray Kinsella Field of Dreams

19
44 33
Marla Hooch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Marla Hooch A League of Their Own

20
33 24
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Roger Maris 61*

21
43 33
Billy Beane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
andy-lautenschleger added Billy Beane Moneyball

The Best Diaper Brands

22
52 45
Kenny Powers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Kenny Powers Eastbound & Down

23
39 41
Montgomery Brewster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Montgomery Brewster Brewster's Millions

24
29 29
George 'Buck' Weaver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
George 'Buck' Weaver Eight Men Out

25
34 36
Mel Clark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Mel Clark Angels in the Outfield

26
32 40
Jack Elliot is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jack Elliot Mr. Baseball

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33 34
Jimmy Morris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jimmy Morris The Rookie

28
32 40
Stan Ross is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Stan Ross Mr. 3000

The All-Time Best Baseball Films

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29 40
Gus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Gus The Benchwarmers

30
2 1
kit in a league of their own is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
seanmcm added kit in a league of their own

31
30 39
Jack Parkman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jack Parkman Major League II

32
21 44
Ryan Dunne is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ryan Dunne Summer Catch

33
16 44
Rex Pennebaker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Rex Pennebaker Mr. 3000

34
0 3
knox george is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
seanmcm added knox george

35
13 39
Bingo Long is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Bingo Long The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

36
23 40
Steve Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Steve Nebraska The Scout

37
13 40
Bobby Rayburn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Bobby Rayburn The Fan

38
3 11
Jake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jake

39
8 49
Mickey Dominguez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Mickey Dominguez Summer Catch