Games part of the Hardball series
The Hardball game series is a collection of baseball simulation video games developed by Accolade. The series was popular during the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s, with several installments released on various platforms.
The original game, simply titled "Hardball!" was released in 1985 for home computers like the Commodore 64, Apple II, and MS-DOS. It was one of the earliest baseball games to provide a detailed simulation of the sport, featuring team management, gameplay mechanics, and statistical tracking.
The gameplay in the Hardball series typically involved controlling a team of players, making strategic decisions, and playing simulated baseball games. Players could manage lineups, substitute players, call plays, and control pitching, fielding, and batting during the games.