film The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film  

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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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144 52
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
124 44
Crash Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Crash Davis Bull Durham

3
127 51
Willie Mays Hayes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Willie Mays Hayes Major League, Major League II

4
142 54
Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez The Sandlot

5
99 23
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
andy-lautenschleger added Shoeless Joe Jackson Eight Men Out, Field of Dreams

6
124 50
Roy Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roy Hobbs The Natural

7
127 44
Jimmy Dugan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Jimmy Dugan A League of Their Own

8
111 45
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
119 48
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
93 47
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
84 31
Billy Chapel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Billy Chapel For Love of the Game

12
81 37
Coach Morris Buttermaker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Coach Morris Buttermaker Bad News Bears

13
60 39
Ebby Calvin 'Nuke' LaLoosh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film

14
79 39
Scotty Smalls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Scotty Smalls The Sandlot

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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46 35
Jake Taylor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Jake Taylor Major League

16
54 39
Roger Dorn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roger Dorn Major League

17
54 31
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Mickey Mantle 61*

18
49 34
Marla Hooch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Marla Hooch A League of Their Own

19
45 24
Ray Kinsella is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ray Kinsella Field of Dreams

20
56 45
Kenny Powers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Kenny Powers Eastbound & Down

21
46 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 Very Best Dog Breeds, Ranked

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33 24
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Roger Maris 61*

23
44 42
Montgomery Brewster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Montgomery Brewster Brewster's Millions

24
39 37
Mel Clark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Mel Clark Angels in the Outfield

25
37 40
Jack Elliot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jack Elliot Mr. Baseball

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31 30
George 'Buck' Weaver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
George 'Buck' Weaver Eight Men Out

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36 35
Jimmy Morris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jimmy Morris The Rookie

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35 43
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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33 42
Gus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Gus The Benchwarmers

30
33 40
Jack Parkman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jack Parkman Major League II

31
3 2
kit in a league of their own is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
seanmcm added kit in a league of their own

32
24 45
Ryan Dunne is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ryan Dunne Summer Catch

33
28 41
Steve Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Steve Nebraska The Scout

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
17 45
Rex Pennebaker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Rex Pennebaker Mr. 3000

36
15 40
Bobby Rayburn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Bobby Rayburn The Fan

37
13 39
Bingo Long is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Bingo Long The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

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3 12
Jake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jake

39
8 50
Mickey Dominguez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Mickey Dominguez Summer Catch