Favorite Fictional Movie or TV Baseball Teamby urbanemovies | created - 21 Jan 2016 | updated - 29 Apr 2018 | Public
Baseball fans are unwavering in their support of their favorite professional, college, high school or Little League teams. Usually, there is a reason behind their loyalty to a particular team, be it geographical, a favored player or a team's style of play. Likewise, fictional movie and TV baseball teams earn similar fan praise with endearing characters and a compelling approach to the game.
Which fictional movie or television baseball team* earns your support by being the type of team you would root for?
* baseball teams must feature both a fictional team name and a fictional roster that never played together on the same team.
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1. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 101,305 | Gross: $64.43M
Dyersville "Old Timers"
2. The Natural (1984)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sport
An unknown comes seemingly out of nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
Votes: 40,456 | Gross: $47.95M
New York Knights
3. Bad News Bears (2005)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Sport
A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.
Votes: 19,448 | Gross: $32.87M
Chico's Bail Bonds "Bad News" Bears
4. The Benchwarmers (2006)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Sport
A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard children's Little League squads.
Votes: 46,131 | Gross: $57.65M
5. Casey at the Bat (1927)
Passed | 68 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
Casey is a slovenly junk man in a turn of the twentieth century hick town who has a remarkable ability to play baseball. An unscrupulous New York scout signs him up, so Casey and his ... See full summary »
Votes: 12 | Gross: $0.43M
Casey at the Bat (1946)
6. The Simpsons (1989– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
Burlington Drifters, Capital City Capitals, Salem Boulevardiers, Springfield Floozies, Springfield Meltdowns, Springfield Excitement, Shelbyville Shelbyvillians and Springfield Isotopes
7. Eastbound & Down (2009–2013)
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Many years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach Physical Education at his old middle school.
Myrtle Beach Mermen
8. Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Sport
The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season.
New York Mammoths
9. South Park (1997– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
South Park Cows
10. Ed (1996)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
A trained chimpanzee plays third base for a minor-league baseball team.
Votes: 7,938 | Gross: $6.29M
Santa Rosa Rockets
11. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two turn-of-the-century baseball players, who work in vaudeville during the off-season, run into trouble with their team's new female owner and a gambler who doesn't want them to win the pennant.
12. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.
13. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
R | 117 min | Comedy
In 1980, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Votes: 48,463 | Gross: $3.37M
Southeast Texas University Cherokees
14. The Kid from Left Field (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport
Coop's an ex-ballplayer is now a peanut vendor, who takes too much of an interest in the game. But he's passed on his craze for baseball to his son, Christie. When his dad gets fired, Chris... See full summary »
15. The X-Files (1993–2018)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
16. Brewster's Millions (1985)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
A minor league baseball player has to spend thirty million dollars in thirty days, in order to inherit three hundred million dollars. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.
Votes: 33,255 | Gross: $38.80M
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Sport
Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.
Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, Chicago Charcoal Kings, St. Louis Ebony Aces
18. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the vicinity of the liberated planet of Bajor, the Federation space station Deep Space Nine guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the galaxy.
Logicians (All-Vulcan baseball team), London Kings, Niners (command crew of Deep Space Nine), Pike City Pioneers, Borg's
19. Back in the Game (2013–2014)
60 min | Comedy
Centers on Terry Gannon, a recently divorced single mother who temporarily moves in with her estranged father, a beer-swilling former baseball player. She reluctantly starts coaching her ... See full summary »
Westlake Township Angels
20. Clubhouse (2004–2005)
60 min | Drama, Family, Sport
A teenage boy lives out his biggest dream as the batboy for a major league baseball team.
New York Empires
21. Monk (2002–2009)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.
San Francisco Saints
22. Psych (2006–2014)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases.
Santa Barbara Seabirds
23. Veronica Mars (2004– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After her best friend is murdered, and her father is removed as county Sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.
24. Bob's Burgers (2011– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Bob Belcher, along with his wife and 3 children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant.
Wonder Wharf Wonderdogs
25. Brockmire (2017– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.
26. Rhubarb (1951)
Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the ... See full summary »