American History Magazine's "100 Greatest Sports Movies"

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In 2010, the editors of American History Magazine published a special issue ranking the 100 greatest sports movies in their estimation. They combined "Olympia" Parts I & II for a single entry, and also combined "The Babe" and "The Babe Ruth Story" at #43.

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  1. 96 new

    8 Seconds

    1994 — a.k.a. The Lane Frost Story, in 0 top lists Check
  2. 67 new

    Ali

    2001, in 1 top list Check
  3. 44 new

    The Babe

    1992, in 0 top lists Check
  4. 45 new

    The Babe Ruth Story

    1948, in 0 top lists Check
  5. 20 new

    The Bad News Bears

    1976, in 0 top lists Check
  6. 22 new

    Bang the Drum Slowly

    1973, in 0 top lists Check
  7. 42 new

    The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

    1976, in 0 top lists Check
  8. 43 new

    The Blind Side

    2009, in 3 top lists Check
  9. 19 new

    Body and Soul

    1947, in 5 top lists Check
  10. 7 new

    Breaking Away

    1979, in 7 top lists Check
  11. 30 new

    Brian's Song

    1971, in 0 top lists Check
  12. 6 new

    Bull Durham

    1988, in 6 top lists Check
  13. 17 new

    Caddyshack

    1980, in 4 top lists Check
  14. 73 new

    The Champ

    1931, in 3 top lists Check
  15. 3 new

    Chariots of Fire

    1981, in 11 top lists Check
  16. 36 new

    The Color of Money

    1986, in 3 top lists Check
  17. 85 new

    Damn Yankees

    1958, in 1 top list Check
  18. 40 new

    Downhill Racer

    1969, in 1 top list Check
  19. 28 new

    Eight Men Out

    1988, in 3 top lists Check
  20. 78 new

    The Express

    2008, in 0 top lists Check
  21. 48 new

    Fear Strikes Out

    1957, in 1 top list Check
  22. 54 new

    For Love of the Game

    1999, in 0 top lists Check
  23. 46 new

    The Freshman

    1925, in 6 top lists Check
  24. 53 new

    Friday Night Lights

    2004, in 0 top lists Check
  25. 55 new

    Glory Road

    2006, in 0 top lists Check
  26. 41 new

    Grand Prix

    1966, in 0 top lists Check
  27. 89 new

    The Great American Cowboy

    1973, in 0 top lists Check
  28. 60 new

    The Great White Hope

    1970, in 0 top lists Check
  29. 26 new

    The Harder They Fall

    1956, in 1 top list Check
  30. 86 new

    The Harlem Globetrotters

    1951, in 0 top lists Check
  31. 100 new

    He Got Game

    1998, in 0 top lists Check
  32. 88 new

    Hoop Dreams

    1994, in 14 top lists Check
  33. 33 new

    Hoosiers

    1986 — a.k.a. Best Shot, in 3 top lists Check
  34. 2 new

    The Hustler

    1961, in 14 top lists Check
  35. 93 new

    It Happens Every Spring

    1949, in 0 top lists Check
  36. 47 new

    The Jackie Robinson Story

    1950, in 1 top list Check
  37. 69 new

    Jim Thorpe -- All-American

    1951 — a.k.a. Man of Bronze, in 0 top lists Check
  38. 38 new

    Knute Rockne All American

    1940 — a.k.a. A Modern Hero, in 2 top lists Check
  39. 31 new

    The Last American Hero

    1973, in 1 top list Check
  40. 15 new

    A League of Their Own

    1992, in 3 top lists Check
  41. 50 new

    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    1962, in 7 top lists Check
  42. 13 new

    Major League

    1989, in 0 top lists Check
  43. 98 new

    Le Mans

    1971, in 0 top lists Check
  44. 52 new

    Million Dollar Baby

    2004, in 11 top lists Check
  45. 84 new

    Mr. Baseball

    1992, in 0 top lists Check
  46. 64 new

    National Velvet

    1944, in 4 top lists Check
  47. 32 new

    The Natural

    1984, in 2 top lists Check
  48. 8 new

    North Dallas Forty

    1979, in 0 top lists Check
  49. 9 new

    Olympia 1. Teil - Fest der Völker

    1938 — a.k.a. Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations, in 13 top lists Check
  50. 10 new

    Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit

    1938 — a.k.a. Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty, in 13 top lists Check
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