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This NES version of Baseball Stars is the very first game in SNK's popular series. It is also the most comprehensive game in the series. You can create, name, upgrade, and manage your own team, as well as customize the team's logo and colors. You can also change the stats of each individual player by paying him or her more money (earned from winning games).

There are eight already-created gimmick teams that you can also play with, including the American Dreams, Lovely Ladies, and the Ghastly Monsters. You can set up a custom league which will keep complete stats on all players in the league. All games are played in the famous SNK Stadium.


Baseball Stars Arcade Next Game.
Baseball Stars Arcade Hit it to the right.
Baseball Stars NES Home Run!
Baseball Stars Arcade The first pitch.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Baseball Star - Mezase Sankanou!!" -- Japanese Title

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User Reviews

Even today nothing compares NES Eric W (3)
The gold standard in baseball video games NES *Legion* (144)
Best baseball game ever!!! NES Matt Hill (2)

Critic Reviews

Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
NES Archives NES Sep 30, 2008 A+ 100
Nintendo Land NES 2003 91 out of 100 91 NES Jan, 2011 A- 91
All Game Guide NES 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Retro Archives NES Oct 09, 2020 15.5 out of 20 78
Nintendo Power Magazine NES May, 1989 3.5 out of 5 70
The Video Game Critic NES Apr 14, 2001 B- 67
Retro Archives Arcade Oct 09, 2020 11.5 out of 20 58


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    • August 2001 (Issue #100) - #63 in the "Top 100 Games of All Time" poll

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