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Important Facts About Baseball When it was invented and by whom Alexander Cartwright Abner Doubleday was said to be the founder but we later found out that baseball wasn’t really invented by anyone but a game that changed over time

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When it was invented and by whom

  • Alexander Cartwright

  • Abner Doubleday was said to be the founder but we later found out that baseball wasn’t really invented by anyone but a game that changed over time

  • First team to play under modern rules was the new York knickerbockers on June 19th, 1846

  • First Pro team was the Cincinnati Red Stockings


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Dimensions of the Field

  • Pitchers mound is 60’6” away from home plate

  • Home plate is 17 inches wide

  • 90’ between base each base

  • Distance from home to second is 127 feet

  • Outfield walls vary by field or stadium


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Famous Players

  • Cy Young

    • Most career wins by any pitcher

  • Babe Ruth

    • 2nd most homeruns of all time with 714

  • Jackie Robinsons

    • First black man to play pro baseball

  • Hank Aaron

    • Most homeruns by any pro baseball player with 755

  • Nolan Ryan

    • All time leader in pitched strikeouts with 5,714

  • Cal Ripken J.r.

    • Most consecutive games played with out a day off with 2,632


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