There’s something about baseball that makes it more perfectly suited for the big screen than any other sport. Maybe it’s that slow, spit-if-you-got-it pace. Maybe it’s the uniforms. Or maybe it’s the fact that so many pro ball players look just average-joe enough that they can kind of, somewhat, possibly, if you squint, be credibly portrayed by the actors who love the game. At least if the actor is Kevin Costner, that is.
Whatever the reason, Hollywood loves baseball, and its long-running affair with the game is unlikely to end any time soon. (Sorry, soccer.) Think you can list the ten best-ever baseball flicks? Get a running start by checking out this gallery of shots from the Top Ten Classic Baseball Movies of all time.Read More