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  😀 In this blog I will talk about the history of Baseball, where it all started, when people started playing it,  Baseball today and awesome facts about the sport. Also, I will show you a few clips of people playing Baseball.

Baseball is a game of two teams each with nine players. It is mainly played in America by teams like the New York Yankees and the New York Mets which are both major teams in the Baseball world. Click the link to watch the teams in action.

https://youtu.be/UkeyyM0J0QM

History

 Even though, many people  believe that baseball was created by Abner Doubleday, it was actually invented by Cartwright. The first officially recorded Baseball game in U.S history took place on the 19th of June, 1846, Hoboken, New Jersey. The score was 23 to the “New York Nine” and 1 to the Knickerbockers. In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings became America’s first professional baseball club. In 1871, the National Association of Professional Baseball players was established as the sports first “Major league”.

Fun Facts 🙂 

•The New York Yankees have won 26 World Series titles, which is more than any other team.

•Mickey Mantle (a previous Yankees right fielder) holds the record for most career home runs. (18)

•The first World Series was played between Pittsburgh and Boston in 1903 and was a nine-game series. Boston won 5-3.

•Baltimore Orioles shortstop (Cal Ripken, Jr) didn’t miss a single game in 16 years. He played in 2,632 consecutive games from April 30th, 1982 – September 19th, 1998.

•The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is located in Cooperstown, N.Y. It was created in 1935 to celebrate baseball’s 100th anniversary. 

The link below shows you the top ten biggest baseball stadiums.

https://youtu.be/uFgcML9eJR0

Thanks for reading my blog I hope you enjoyed it and learned a lot of new facts about baseball

Bye For Now,

Freya 😛 

 

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