written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 7/7/2010
Here we give you the top five iPhone apps for baseball fans currently available from the app store. Whether you are looking for team standings, game standings, player updates, or you want to have a good time playing a baseball iPhone game, check out the list below.
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ESPN iScore Baseball Scorekeeper
This app could possibly be one of the best, if not the best, iPhone app for baseball fans. It gives you the easiest and most intuitive way of tracking baseball games. The app was made in collaboration with ESPN, this app is not only for iPhone owners who happen to be baseball fans but it could also be useful for coaches, coaching team, and even parents. The app is not without features. In fact it has tons of nifty features that make it worthy of its price. Other features of this iPhone baseball app include - team manager section, scorebook output, batting spray chart, pitch tracker, built-in iScorecast and TwitterCast, multilevel undo/redo, data sharing, and quick roster. If you're a die-hard baseball fan, this iPhone app for baseball is for you.
This iPhone baseball game is close to being an awesome app because of its many features. 9 Innings Pro Baseball is a baseball simulation game which stops just short of the real thing. The game has three modes of play namely - season mode, tournament mode, and home run mode. In season mode, you need to play 126 games to win a baseball season. But if you don't want to spend time accomplishing this feat, the game has a quick arcade style of game mode. In addition, you can also play the home run mode wherein you can earn additional points by hitting as many home runs as you possibly can. All you need to do is choose your best hitter and start swinging away. (Price: 2.99) (Download link)
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MLB at Bat 2010
If you're an avid baseball fan, you probably have an MLB.TV account. If you don't, well now could be the right time to get one. With this iPhone app, you'll be able to watch live streaming games on your iPhone through your MLB.TV account. The app also lets you listen live to games and receive up-to-the-minute accounts of game updates. This app also gives you scores and stats, game highlights and even a searchable video library. (Price: $14.99) (Download link)
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Baseball Superstars 2010
With 10 million downloads under its belt, Baseball Superstars 2010 could easily become the best iPhone baseball game of all time. But let's leave it to the gaming award industry to grant that accolade. What makes this game great for us is its enjoyable RPG element. It's like managing your own baseball team and leading them to the championship. The game offers several game modes - exhibition, season, homerun race, match play, and my league. Each of these game modes will surely keep you playing the game for quite some time and there is a multiplayer option of sorts which allows you to download a friend's team and play them. The game also lets you customize players and through training and motivating them they can become your best player of the season. In addition to all those nice features, the game also sports a stunning graphics environment that adds to the game's overall quality. (Price: $4.99) (Download link)
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Sporting News Baseball
This iPhone baseball app is kind of special for us for the simple reason that it's the only free app on our list. Whoever said that free apps are not as good as their paid counterparts must be missing this baseball app. Sporting News Baseball is feature-rich and delivers all the information that baseball information and news junkies will be looking for during the baseball season. The app gives you a quick overview of what's happening in the league and also lets you get a snapshot of your favorite team's last game as well as their next scheduled match. And while a game is in progress, the app updates automatically. The app also has an easy-to-navigate interface. (Price: Free) (Download link)