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13 Essential Baseball Movies and Books to Get Your MLB Fix

With a long wait ahead of us for MLB to return, we’ve compiled a list of baseball books and movies to hold you over until the season finally starts.


Nine Innings by Daniel Okrent: Yes, we realize “a single random game from June 1982” doesn’t sound like the most compelling premise for a book to read in 2020. But it’s worth it. Okrent does an incredible job of using that one game to communicate so much more about the sport, and, perhaps particularly notable now, he captures the rhythm of baseball as beautifully as any written word ever could.