Set during the early 1960s, The Sandlot follows Scotty Smalls, a new kid in town who makes friends by joining a local pick-up team, an unforgettable cast of characters who enjoy a blissful summer together. It’s an utterly charming, funny film that kids and parents will love – and for once, it’s a sports film that isn’t about winning.
Recommended for ages 8 and older
(Twentieth Century Fox, 1993)
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.