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Average Player Score Based on 356 ratings
7.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 356 ratings
  1. 10 (57)
  2. 9 (51)
  3. 8 (93)
  4. 7 (92)
  5. 6 (17)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (8)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (10)
  10. 1 (10)

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  • Review Score:7.5

    Surprisingly Fun!

    When I got Backyard Baseball I wasn't expecting to much out of this game, I was wrong. It supplied me with hours of fun. When you get the game your going to hate the controls until you get used to them in about 30 minute... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    It's even better than Mario Baseball! Seriously, this is a great game for ANY gba owner.

    I'm not even a fan of baseball and I still love this. Backyard Baseball is a game where you get to choose between several diffrent MLB players as kids. There are tons of players, MLB teams, Custom teams, Fields, and othe... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Backyard Games does it again

    The Backyard series has been one of my favorites for years. They keep it that way too with the first backyard baseball game on ps2. This game, like the other games, is just fun to play. This time around u get more pow... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.3

    strictly a kids game, but as a 15-year-old, I can say it isnt bad.

    I own this game (I bought it when I was a lot younger.) and I used to love it. Its gotten boring after a while, but overall its a good game. I stopped playing it for a while (kind of grew out of it) But my younger cousin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.2

    Not the best game when it comes to baseball, but still pretty good.

    this game is fun but sorta..for kids......if you get me......well, horrible voicecasters named sunny day and vinnie the gooch will broadcast your game live and youll definately want to turn the annoucer option off then t... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.8

    Old-School Kids' Baseball

    Since this game was made by a developer that didn't quite release it to the full public, most of you won't know what I'm talking about throughout this review. For those of you who have never heard of the series, these "B... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5

    While the game appears to be on the right track, way to many problems haunt this game

    The Backyard kids are back, this time on GC. However this game doesnt live up to the standards on previous backyard baseball games. At first it seems like a great game, but after a few hours you will realize what is wron... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    Not worth picking up.

    Released: May 30, 2002 Publisher: Atari Developer: Game Brains Game Genre: Baseball ESRB Rating: E for Everyone ESRB Description: Suitable for Persons Ages Six and Up Gameplay: 50% Graphics: 30% Durabilit... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    Best backyaed game, in my opinion.

    Not much can be said about this game. You have your season, batting practice, and just playing a game for fun modes. This game is all about the kids. No adults what so ever. A couple bad things about this game is tha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    If you ever wondered what Randy Johnson pitched like when was twelve, then this game is for you.

    Backyard Baseball is a game that allows you to play as professional baseball players when they were kids. There are over twenty professional baseball players in the game, and you can pick whatever ones you want to be on... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful