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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.

1
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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
142 52
Willie Mays Hayes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Willie Mays Hayes Major League, Major League II

3
143 50
Jimmy Dugan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Jimmy Dugan A League of Their Own

4
115 26
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
andy-lautenschleger added Shoeless Joe Jackson Eight Men Out, Field of Dreams

5
141 52
Roy Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roy Hobbs The Natural

6
159 62
Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez The Sandlot

7
139 53
Crash Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Crash Davis Bull Durham

8
122 51
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
132 52
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
107 52
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
93 38
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
93 34
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
68 42
Ebby Calvin 'Nuke' LaLoosh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film

14
52 40
Jake Taylor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Jake Taylor Major League

14 Celebrities Who Are Heirs

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62 32
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Mickey Mantle 61*

16
60 43
Roger Dorn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roger Dorn Major League

17
52 27
Ray Kinsella is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ray Kinsella Field of Dreams

18
89 42
Scotty Smalls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Scotty Smalls The Sandlot

19
58 39
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
60 51
Kenny Powers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Kenny Powers Eastbound & Down

21
50 36
Billy Beane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
andy-lautenschleger added Billy Beane Moneyball

Baseball Teams With The Most Annoying Fans

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37 27
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Roger Maris 61*

23
52 45
Montgomery Brewster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Montgomery Brewster Brewster's Millions

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43 43
Jack Elliot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jack Elliot Mr. Baseball

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44 40
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

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34 35
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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38 47
Stan Ross is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Stan Ross Mr. 3000

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39 39
Jimmy Morris is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jimmy Morris The Rookie

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

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39 45
Gus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Gus The Benchwarmers

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8 6
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

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35 46
Jack Parkman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jack Parkman Major League II

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33 48
Steve Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Steve Nebraska The Scout

33
21 49
Rex Pennebaker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Rex Pennebaker Mr. 3000

34
25 52
Ryan Dunne is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ryan Dunne Summer Catch

35
16 47
Bobby Rayburn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Bobby Rayburn The Fan

36
13 45
Bingo Long is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Bingo Long The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

37
4 19
Jake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jake

38
9 55
Mickey Dominguez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Mickey Dominguez Summer Catch

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0 9
knox george is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
seanmcm added knox george