42 lands in theaters Friday and achieves two huge things in the process: It is a fantastic biopic, and also at its heart... it is a terrific baseball movie. With the 2013 baseball season just getting underway and the Jackie Robinson story finally getting its cinematic due (check out the 42 trailer), we seek to poll our esteemed readership and discover which of the following baseball movies below gets it right.
The baseball film has almost become a movie genre all its own. From The Pride of the Yankees through Moneyball, Hollywood has had a love affair with the "Great American Pastime" that shows no signs of slowing. Whether it comedy (Major League), dramedy (Bull Durham) or inspirational (The Natural), baseball stories run the gamut. Which is your go-to baseball flick?
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What's the best baseball movie of all-time?