The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
Hank Greenberg wasn't the first Jewish baseball player, but he was the first one to be proudly Jewish. And he was a star. Brilliant documentary-maker Aviva Kempner has created a gem of a movie to lift the spirit of anyone who cares about baseball -- or heroes.
Recommended for ages 8 and older
(Twentieth Century Fox, 2000)
Handpicked by the Common Sense Media movie editors, these great flicks cover the bases for kids 10 and under. From historical documentaries about baseball icons to timeless comedies like The Sandlot and A League of Their Own, if you’ve got a young baseball fan in the house, one of these terrific movies is sure to be a home run. Pop some popcorn, round up the kids, and starting planning the perfect summer family movie night.
Want more? Check out the entire list of baseball movie favorites for kids of all ages at Common Sense Media.