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The Sporting News Baseball doesn't feature a Major League license, but does feature the MLBPA license, meaning that it features some of the best players of the time, such as Ken Griffey Jr., Daryl Strawberry and John Smoltz, to name a few. There are only three stadiums to pick from; two are generic but the other is the baseball field from the movie Field of Dreams.

There are several modes such as exhibition games, All-Star Game, the Home Run Derby, and a pennant race. The gameplay is similar to other baseball games, certain buttons to swing the bat and bunting or selecting pitches.


The Sporting News Baseball SNES In game options
The Sporting News Baseball SNES Choose how long the season will be
The Sporting News Baseball SNES Home run derby
The Sporting News Baseball SNES The match-up

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Sporting News Power Baseball" -- Title screen

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Critic Reviews

HonestGamers Sep 08, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Players Jun, 1995 73 out of 100 73
GamePro (US) May, 1995 3.5 out of 5 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1995 6.5 out of 10 65
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jun, 1995 5 out of 10 50


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Big John WV (25475) added The Sporting News Baseball (SNES) on Jun 05, 2008