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5 Home Run Movies to Celebrate Baseball Season

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Team Stardust
July 23, 2020

Today marks the beginning of a small miracle: the shortened MLB season has arrived! After spring training was cancelled four months ago due to the pandemic, fans can finally start watching America’s favorite pastime again. The fields look fresh, the lines are painted—we can almost smell the over-priced hot dogs and bags of peanuts! Even though fans aren’t allowed to attend the games, you can always catch them on TV. Or, you can take a swing at one of these five home-run hits:


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The Sandlot


“You're killing me, Smalls!” As one of the best baseball movies around, The Sandlot combines everything we love about the game—and growing up with your best friends.


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42


42 is a biographical sports film about the legendary Jackie Robinson and the difficulties he faced as the first Black baseball player to ever play for a Major league team. His determination and resilience are truly inspirational.


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Moneyball


Moneyball is a biographical sports drama that stars Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill. The film focuses on what it takes to build a stellar team with a limited budget, and a scouting method that completely  changed baseball recruiting.


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Major League


That pitch was ““juuuuuust a bit outside.” 😂 Major League is a hilarious 80s film about a rag-tag team that needs to win their division championship. Beloved by baseball players and fans alike, Major League is a must-watch baseball movie.


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Field of Dreams


Field of Dreams is all about going after what you believe in, even if everyone else thinks you are crazy. A focus on fantasy, sports history, and family create the perfect combination for this cherished film.


What’s your favorite baseball-themed movie? Let us know in the comments!