Ball Club Film Club

For movies about baseball.

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October 25

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: World Series

The Chicago Cubs face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine the 2016 MLB champ. [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:07 PM - 926 comments

October 15

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: National League Championship Series (NLCS)

The Los Angeles Dodgers face the Chicago Cubs, in a best-of-seven series to see who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:25 PM - 117 comments

October 14

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: American League Championship Series (ALCS)

The Toronto Blue Jays face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:37 PM - 54 comments

September 22

Pitch: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

A young pitcher adjusts to life in the spotlight after making history as the first woman to play Major League Baseball. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:52 PM - 25 comments

August 6

Movie: Field of Dreams

An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields. He does, and the Chicago Black Sox come. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 9:07 AM - 6 comments

Movie: 42

The story of Jackie Robinson, from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 8:59 AM - 2 comments

August 4

Movie: Bull Durham

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 8:17 AM - 10 comments

Movie: Major League

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 8:00 AM - 22 comments

Movie: A League of Their Own

Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 7:46 AM - 9 comments

Movie: The Sandlot

A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 7:37 AM - 17 comments

Movie: Moneyball

Based on a true story, Moneyball is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's and the guy who assembles the team, who has an epiphany: all of baseball's conventional wisdom is wrong. Forced to reinvent his team on a tight budget, Beane will have to outsmart the richer clubs. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee at 7:31 AM - 13 comments