History of Baseball. Nicholas Kelly. It has been said that baseball is the past time of America, and whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. Baseball has affected America in each of these ways: Economically Financially Socially.
It has been said that baseball is the past time of America, and whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.
In the early 1800s, Americans began playing baseball on informal teams using local rules that weren't published.
There is a difference in how the sport baseball is played today and in the 19th century.
The amount of money a baseball player makes varies between 300,000$ to about 30,000,000$ depending on how good the player does throughout the season.
Baseball has provided labor for thousands of people and has made America a lot of money from other countries wanting to come to America to play the sport.How Baseball Affected the U.S. Economically
Along with jobs baseball provides a lot of money for the United States. Other countries from around the world pay to come watch and pay to play baseball.
Baseball has influenced many other countries to play the sport and baseball has helped America develop socially within itself because it helped influence people to not be racial against the African American race.
Prior to the 1930 American League season, and prior to the 1931 National League season, fly balls that bounced over or through the outfield fence were home runs.
1839- Abner Doubleday is credited with inventing baseball in Cooperstown, New York.