How to Play Baseball

1942 film by Jack Kinney

How to Play Baseball is a cartoon produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures in September 1942, featuring Goofy.[1] The short was produced at the request of Samuel Goldwyn and first shown to accompany the 1942 feature film The Pride of the Yankees.[2]

How to Play Baseball
Directed byJack Kinney
Produced byWalt Disney
StarringPinto Colvig
Music byPaul J Smith
Animation byLes Clark
Marc Davis
Hugh Fraser
Ollie Johnston
Ward Kimball
Milt Neil
John Sibley
Bill Tytla
Layouts byAl Zinnen
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • September 4, 1942 (1942-09-04)
Running time
8 minutes
CountryUnited States


  1. Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 86–87. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  2. "Pride of the Yankees, a Film Biography of Lou Gehrig ... on View at Astor". The New York Times. July 16, 1942. Archived from the original on April 26, 2011. Retrieved 2009-06-19.