Step up to the plate with these Android baseball games

by Kristen Nicole

Baseball season is just beginning, and hopefully the weather will be warming up too. This lineup of baseball-themed Android games is sure to keep you in the spirit of the season, from league competitions to trivia rounds.

Batter’s up

Gameville’s Baseball Superstars series continues into 2011, with a couple of different modes. Start a league, play through a season, or breeze through a home run race. Want to match your skills against other players? Improve your stats and post high scores as a top player. This Android game is $4.99.

Keep up the competitive streak with Homerun Battle 3D. Go head-to-head with other batters, battling them in real time for the number one spot. Choose your slugger, customize his gear, and send him to the stadium to knock a few balls out the park. The full version of this Android game is also $4.99.

Another home run battler is HomeRun Derby, where you must get stellar numbers to earn a spot on the leaderboards. Baseball’s all about the stats, and there’s plenty to go around in HomeRun Derby. Play a fantasy leaderboard or see how you rank globally, get some practice shots in and change your weekly lineup. This game costs around 99 cents.

Baseball may be an all-American pastime, but it’s a sport that’s enjoyed the world over. Get some global games going with Frenzy Baseball, a batting game where power and timing get you the best hits. It’s your job to take your team to the championships, dominating the entire world of baseball. This whimsical Android game is priced at $2.99.

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Get your head in the game

Joel’s Baseball Trivia is for true fans, with tons of historical references and classic questions. With timed rounds, this trivia game is a series of multiple choice questions, testing your knowledge of the sport and its history. Free, this Android quiz game is pretty basic but it can be a great mental workout to help you through baseball season.

Trivia Burst is an all-around quiz game, but it features a baseball category that any fan can appreciate. You can play against real friends, seeing how you score on the global leaderboards. Top players win real prizes, including gift cards. That should be reason enough to try this free Android game. Trivia Burst has several other sports categories to test your knowledge as well.

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