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Apr 19, 2024 1:00:00 AM

8 Great Baseball Movies You Don’t Want to Miss

It's spring season, which means it's officially time to "play ball!" You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for movies about baseball that will inspire you and your family. We’ve assembled some great baseball movies that you can curl up and watch — films that deal with trials, tribulations and overcoming the odds.

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Check out some of the great baseball movies currently streaming on Great American Pure Flix:

Running the Bases

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A small-town baseball coach uproots his family to coach at a large school but it gets ugly when the superintendent makes him the target of his anger toward God.

Starring Brett Varvel, "Running the Bases" is the perfect inspirational baseball movie for the whole family. Stream it today on Great American Pure Flix.

Read Also: The Incredible Testimony of Actor Brett Varvel, Star of 'Running the Bases'

Pitching Love and Catching Faith

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Falling in love wasn't a part of their plan...but now Tyler must choose between his dream and Heather. And she must choose between love and loneliness. Watch this baseball movie today!

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The Investigator

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Inspired by true events, a veteran police detective becomes a criminal justice teacher and baseball coach at a local high school, leading him to the most important investigation of his life.

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Romance in the Outfield: Double Play


An injured baseball player, looking to make a comeback, gets a second chance at love with his former flame. Will she steal his heart or strike out in the game of love? This inspiring baseball movie is about forgiveness, hope and relationships.

Featuring Shae Robins, stream "Romance in the Outfield: Double Play" now on Great American Pure Flix.

Full Count

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Life throws a young baseball player a serious curve ball when he has to abandon his college baseball aspirations to deal with a tragedy that puts the fate of his family and their farm in jeopardy.

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One Hit from Home

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This is one of the movies about baseball you won’t want to miss. An ex-baseball star finds solace through a friendship with a college baseball player. Together, they come to peace with their dark pasts.

Watch “One Hit from Home” now!

Mercy Rule

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John and his son, Cody, think they have to fight their problems on their own. When they finally learn to rely on friends, teammates and faith, they discover their battles can be won.

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Game Changer

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Hilarity ensues as the best athlete in pro football has to learn how to teach a motley group of kids how to win on the baseball field while they teach him how to win in life.

Watch "Game Changer" today!


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Among our greatest baseball movies is “Hero” — a film that centers on legendary coach Joe Finn and his attempts to reconnect with his son David by forming a new baseball league designed to reinvigorate an underdog little league team and inspire dads to get involved.

Watch “Hero” now on Great American Pure Flix.

That concludes our list of great baseball movies. Head on over to Great American Pure Flix for thousands of documentaries, movies, TV shows, original programs and plenty of additional content today — and watch it all right now with your free trial.


Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell has been working in journalism and media for more than a decade. His writings have appeared in Deseret News, TheBlaze, Human Events, Mediaite and on, among other outlets. Hallowell has a B.A. in journalism and broadcasting from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York and an M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York.