12 Best Baseball Manga Of All Time

Want to know the best baseball manga?

The sky is the limit for the manga universe, every aspect of one life’s can be turned into manga and baseball is no exception.

Whether you love baseball as a sport or just want to be motivated for playing, reading baseball-themed manga is the best remedy.

Best Baseball Manga

From “Mr. Fullswing”, “Mix”, to “Cross Game”, Here are the 12 best baseball manga of all time you should read.

So, let’s get started.

Aozora Yell

Aozora Yell
  • Author: Kazune Kawahara
  • Artist: Kazune Kawahara

Tsubasa is a young woman who watched an inspiring brass band performance in the finals of the Japanese high school baseball championships one summer.

She swears to join the band when she reaches high school and she meets a boy who has the same ambition.


Mr. Fullswing

Mr. Fullswing
  • Author: Shinya Suzuki
  • Artist: Shinya Suzuki

Saruno Amakuni is the only boy in school without a girlfriend and doesn’t have any hope of getting one in the future.

He then joins the baseball team in the hopes of capturing the manager’s heart but despite his effort, he ultimately fails.


Last Inning

Last Inning
  • Author: Ryuu Kamio
  • Artist: Ryuu Kamio

Keisuke Hatogaya, a former Saitama High baseball player, now lives as a deceitful salesman and becomes imprisoned for a certain incident.

However, his life changes when the principal asks him to coach the underperforming team and lead them to Koshien within a year in exchange for bailing him out.


Mix

Mix
  • Author: Mitsuru Adachi
  • Artist: Mitsuru Adachi

Two brothers born on the same day, month, and year attend high school at Meisei Academy alongside their sister. Twenty-six years later, the brother’s love for baseball remains the same.


Big Windup

Big Windup
  • Author: Asa Higuchi
  • Artist: Asa Higuchi

Ren Mihashi is a pitcher who has lost self-esteem and faith in baseball because of bullying by his former teammates.

However, at his new school, he decides to pick the ball again and continue his dream of playing baseball.


Rookies

Rookies
  • Author: Masanori Morita
  • Artist: Masanori Morita

Koichi Kawato is the new teacher at a high school, where the baseball team is made up of thugs and bullies who have been banned from all contests for causing an incident.

Koichi guides the team to a new dream called koshien but they have obstacles waiting for them.


Gurazeni

Gurazeni
  • Author: Yuji Moritaka
  • Artist: Keiji Adachi

The story follows an eight-year relief pitcher with an unusual left-handed side-arm toss as he battles to stay alive in the team’s tight system where a player’s performance determines his annual compensation.


Major

Major
  • Author: Takuya Mitsuda
  • Artist: Takuya Mitsuda

Goro is the son of a Japanese league batter and he dreams to follow in his father’s footsteps. However, an unspeakable tragedy strikes them and they now have to reclaim their dreams.


H2

H2
  • Author: Mitsuru Adachi
  • Artist: Mitsuru Adachi

Hiro Kunimi was a star pitcher until he injured his elbow and even quits the baseball club. later, he joins the sorcerer club but is humiliated by a fellow baseball club member making to pick the game once again and pursue his dream of reaching Koshien.


Cross Game

Cross Game
  • Author: Mitsuru Adachi
  • Artist: Mitsuru Adachi

Koh picked up an interest in baseball because of his best friend, Wakaba Tsukishima. He quit baseball because of a tragedy and later, he attends Seishuu Academy but is drawn back into the baseball world.


One Outs

One Outs
  • Author: Shinobu Kaitani
  • Artist: Shinobu Kaitani

Kojima is the best player of Lycaons and has several titles except for champion. His desire for the game led him to open a training camp and recruits the talented player in town, Toua Tokuchi to make Lycaons great again.


Ace Of The Diamond

Ace Of The Diamond
  • Author: Yuuji Terajima
  • Artist: Yuuji Terajima

Eijun Sawamura pitched a unique fastball in a game that cost his team of entering the nationals and plans to win the next year’s tournament. His plans change after getting scouted by seido high school and begins his journey to nationals.


Peter Williams
Peter Williams

Peter Williams is the Founder of Gumfo. His passion for Anime, Manga, and Manhwa/Webtoons lead him to work full-time on this website. In his free time, he seen debating about one piece theories.

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