Movies About Baseball
After you've watched some classic World Series baseball,
kick back and enjoy a few classic baseball stories.
pleased to announce that some titles are now availabe on Blu-ray. Check
the description for availability.
DVD Format. All products are NTSC unless noted.
42 (The Jackie Robinson Story)
In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford), owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman). The deal put both men in the crosshairs of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and let his talent on the field win over fans and his teammates—silencing his critics and forever changing the world by changing the game of baseball.
Color. 128 mins.
|#2783 $ |28.95
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One was the Yankees' best loved player, the other was their most valuable. In the summer of 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle took on Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. It would be a summer that no one who loves baseball would ever forget. Starring Barry Pepper and Thomas Jane. Directed by Billy Crystal.
Special features include animated menus, "The Making of 61*", player biographies and stats, and cast and director biographies.
DVD 129 mins. plus special features
|#239 $9.95 |
It's a classic romantic comedy baseball movie. Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins star in this story of life, love and baseball. The Durham Bulls start the season with a hot new pitching prospect and a seasoned catcher to train him. Throw in Annie Savoy, a super-fan who runs her own form of spring training. You get a comedy that's all about baseball, and love, and strategy - one you can watch over and over.
DVD 108 min. 1988
|#608 $19.95 |
Eight Men Out
This drama tells the story of the infamous 1919 World Series scandal in which the Chicago White Sox are defeated as they throw the games. An all-star cast including Charlie Sheen, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd and Michael Lerner deliver striking performances in this story about the darkest chapter in baseball's long history.
DVD 119 minutes. 1988.
|#614 $14.95 |
A League of Their Own
Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Madonna star in this major league comedy. Hanks plays a washed up ballplayer who is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Baseball League of 1943 - while the male pros are at war. He finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of the women he coaches.
DVD 128 minutes. 1992.
|#609 $14.95 |
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) challenges the system and defies conventional wisdom when he is forced to rebuild his small-market team on a limited budget. Despite opposition from the old guard, the media, fans and their own field manager (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Beane—with the help of a young number-crunching economist (Jonah Hill)—develops a roster of misfits…and along the way, forever changes the way the game is played. Bonus features.
Color. 133 mins.
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Robert Redford portrays Roy Hobbs in this baseball classic. Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. From making his own bat from a fallen oak at age 14, to his heroic efforts to lead his team to the pennant and fulfill his dream, Hobbs pursues his destiny. Starring Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger and Barbara Hershey. Directed by Barry Levinson.
DVD 138 minutes. 1984.
|#613 $19.95 |
Jim Morris (Dennis Quaid), father, teacher, and high school coach, thought his dream was over. Then Coach Morris made a bet with his perpetually losing team. If they won the district championship, Morris would try out for the majors. The team went from worst to first and Morris made it to the big leagues. A heartfelt, uplifting story about not giving up on your dreams.
DVD 127 minutes. 2002.
Also available on Blu Ray + DVD edition
|#624 $15.95 |
|#2569 $19.95 Blu-ray + DVD |
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