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  • "League Of Their Own" Tops "42" As Highest-Grossing Baseball Film At Box Office

    The Jackie Robinson biopic “42” is being released on DVD today, and the film’s $94.9M box office take ranks it second among baseball films, according to data from BoxOfficeMojo.com. The top film remains “A League Of Their Own,” which earned $107.5M for its run in ’92. “42” also topped the $75.6M earned by “Moneyball,” which was released in ’11. Below are the top 10 highest-grossing baseball films at the box office (dating back to ’82) (THE DAILY).

    TOP-GROSSING BASEBALL FILMS (SINCE '82)
    RANK
    FILM
    RELEASE
    THEATER GROSS
    1
    "A League of Their Own"
    7/1/92
    $107.5M
    2
    "42"
    4/12/13
    $94.9M
    3
    "Moneyball"
    9/23/11
    $75.6M
    4
    "The Rookie"
    3/29/02
    $75.6M
    5
    "Field of Dreams"
    4/21/89
    $64.4M
    6
    "The Benchwarmers"
    4/7/06
    $59.8M
    7
    "Rookie of the Year"
    7/9/93
    $53.6M
    8
    "Bull Durham"
    6/17/88
    $50.9M
    9
    "Angels in the Outfield"
    7/15/94
    $50.2M
    10
    "Major League"
    4/7/89
    $49.8M

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