Tom Hanks starred as the coach of a woman's pro team with Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell and Geena Davis in 1992's "A League of Their Own," which made $107 million at the box office.
Brad Pitt starred as forward-thinking Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane in 2011's "Moneyball." Jonah Hill co-starred in the film, which made $75.6 million. It made $34 million overseas, best-ever for a baseball movie.
Dennis Quaid plays a high-school coach who gets his shot at the majors in "The Rookie," which brought in $75.6 million in 2002.
Kevin Costner built it -- a baseball diamond in an Iowa cornfield -- and they came in 1989's "Field of Dreams." Fans came to the multiplexes to the tune of $64.4 million.
Rob Schneider, David Spade and Jon Heder battled bullies -- and little leaguers -- in the 2006 comedy "The Benchwarmers." It posted the best opening weekend of any baseball movie at $19.6 million and went to take in $59.8 million.
When an accident miraculously gives a boy (Thomas Ian Nicholas) an incredibly powerful arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs in 1993's "Rookie of the Year." It made $53.6 million.
Tim Robbins played a pitcher on the way up and Kevin Costner was a catcher on the way down in Ron Shelton's 1988 minor league tale "Bull Durham." Susan Sarandon played a groupie who was muse to both. It took in $50.8 million at the box office.
A very young Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Danny Glover starred in 1994's "Angels in the Outfield," which made $50.2 million.
Charlie Sheen played Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn in "Major League," which took in $49.7 million in 1989 and spawned a sequel.
Robert Redford played a slugger with a very mysterious past in 1984's "The Natural," which brought in $47.9 million.
Drew Barrymore falls for a big-time Boston Red Sox fan played by Jimmy Fallon in "Fever Pitch," which scored $42 million in 2005.
Keanu Reeves agrees to coach a Little League team from the housing projects in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend in "Hard Ball," which rolled up $40.2 million in 2001.
Clint Eastwood played an aging scout, joined on the road by his daughter (Amy Adams) in 2012's "Trouble With the Curve," which grossed $35.7 milion.
Sam Raimi directed Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston in 1999's "For Love of the Game," which brought in $35.1 million at the box office.
Walter Matthau played the beer-swilling manager of a very bad little league team that featured a foul-mouthed Tatum O'Neal in 1976's "The Bad News Bears." It brought in $32 million at the box office, just a little less than a 2005 remake starring Billy Bob Thornton managed.