June 2, The Perfect Game, 2010
118 min., rated PG
Clifton Collins, Jr., Cheech Marin, Moises Arias
This is based on a true story. In 1957 a rag-tag, shoeless, poor group of kids from Monterrey, Mexico shocked the world by winning 13 games in a row and the Little League World Series in the only perfect game ever pitched in the Championship.
June 9, Little Big League, 1994
119 min., rated PG
Luke Edwards, Timothy Busfield, John Ashton
When the owner of the Minnesota Twins dies suddenly, his will bequeaths the team to his grandson Billy, a devotee of baseball who, although only 12, has devoured voluminous lore, knows the team intimately, and has shown an uncanny sixth sense of what they need to improve.
June 16, 42 (The Jackie Robinson Story), 2013
128 min., rated PG-13
Chadwick Boseman, TR Knight, Harrison Ford
In 1946, Jackie Robinson is a Negro League baseball player who never takes racism lying down. Branch Rickey is a Major League team executive with a bold idea. To that end, Rickey recruits Robinson to break the unspoken color line as the first modern African American Major League player.
June 23, The Trouble with the Curve, 2012
111 min., rated PG-13
Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, John Goodman
Gus is a baseball scout. The team he works for thinks he should retire. He asks them to let him do one more scouting job to prove himself. His friend, Pete, asks Gus’s estranged daughter, Mickey, if she could go with him to make sure he’s OK as his eyes are failing. The doctor tells Gus he should get his eyes treated but he insists on doing his scouting assignment, which takes him to North Carolina.
June 30, Million Dollar Arm, 2014
124 min., rated PG
Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi
Based on a true story, JB Bernstein, a once successful sports agent, may have to close his business. To save it, he sets off for Mumbai to stage a televised nationwide competition called “Million Dollar Arm” where two young finalists emerge as winners.