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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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
151 55
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
152 53
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
170 65
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
149 56
Roy Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roy Hobbs The Natural

6
121 29
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
andy-lautenschleger added Shoeless Joe Jackson Eight Men Out, Field of Dreams

7
130 52
Pedro Cerrano is listed (or ranked) 7 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

8
144 57
Crash Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Crash Davis Bull Durham

9
140 54
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
112 53
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
97 40
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
94 39
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
70 47
Ebby Calvin 'Nuke' LaLoosh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film

14
97 45
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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66 35
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Mickey Mantle 61*

16
63 40
Marla Hooch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Marla Hooch A League of Their Own

17
63 48
Roger Dorn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Roger Dorn Major League

18
53 46
Jake Taylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
carlybobarly added Jake Taylor Major League

19
53 32
Ray Kinsella is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ray Kinsella Field of Dreams

20
60 57
Kenny Powers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Kenny Powers Eastbound & Down

21
51 41
Billy Beane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
andy-lautenschleger added Billy Beane Moneyball

The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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41 29
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
RobLein added Roger Maris 61*

23
55 48
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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48 43
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
44 48
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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43 41
Jimmy Morris is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jimmy Morris The Rookie

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36 39
George 'Buck' Weaver is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
George 'Buck' Weaver Eight Men Out

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40 52
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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40 51
Gus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Gus The Benchwarmers

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37 49
Jack Parkman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jack Parkman Major League II

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11 8
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

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34 53
Steve Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Steve Nebraska The Scout

33
21 55
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 58
Ryan Dunne is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Ryan Dunne Summer Catch

35
15 47
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
16 52
Bobby Rayburn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Bobby Rayburn The Fan

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4 23
Jake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
Jake

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9 59
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 13
knox george is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Player Characters in Film
seanmcm added knox george