Opening Day! 10 Baseball Movies To Get You Pumped

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It's Opening Day, y'all. Baseball is officially back ā€” and this editor couldn't be happier. Maybe it's because the Red Sox are the reigning World Series champs. Or, maybe it's because the start of baseball simply means summer is that much closer. In any event, today's a great opportunity to get reacquainted with America's pastime. Ahead, 10 of the best baseball movies ever to get you pumped for Opening Day. Trust, even if you're not a big sports fan, you'll want to see these.



Moneyball
Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill feature in this story of bridging the gap between the rich teams and the poor teams. You will feel all the warm fuzzies as you watch them revolutionize the game.


Fever Pitch
Full disclosure: This movie won't blow your mind. But, the real-life events surrounding the plot highlight the magic of baseball itself. The movie was filmed during the epic '04 series that ended the Red Sox curse.


Bull Durham
Were you looking to fall in love with Kevin Costner today? Because it will happen to you when you watch this. The movie's basically a clever combination of baseball and sex ā€” and the film's stars (Costner, Susan Sarandon, and Tim Robbins) were at their peak of hotness.


Sugar
This is a heartwarming story of Dominican baseball player Miguel "Sugar" Santos. Just watch it.


Field of Dreams
"If you build it, he will come."


A League Of Their Own
Watch Tom Hanks make famous the line, "There's no crying in baseball."


Angels In The Outfield
A very young Joseph Gordon-Levitt receives divine intervention to help the Angels win. Also, Matthew McConaughey is in it, so it's kind of like there really is an angel out there.


Sandlot
Babe Ruth signed a ball. That ball ended up in the mouth of a scary dog, because boys.


The Rookie
Dennis Quaid in all his inspiring glory.


Major League
It's a baseball-movie classic. And, you may actually like Charlie Sheen in it.