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Baseball originated before the American Civil War (1861-1865) as rounders, a humble game played on sandlots. Early champions of the game fine-tuned it to include the kind of skills and mental judgment that made cricket respectable in England. In particular, scoring and record-keeping gave baseball gravity.
Summary of modern-era major league teams 1876 – National League is established 1900 – National League "Classic Eight" lineup of teams is established: Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers,... 1901 – American League is established with eight teams: Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland ...
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Often referred to as America's National Pastime, baseball has had a very active role in the shaping of this nation. From the Civil War to Civil Rights and all points in between and beyond, the game of baseball supports and reflects many aspects of American life, from culture to economics and technological advances.
The major leagues move west. National League Baseball leaves New York. In 1958 the New York market ripped apart. The Yankees were becoming the dominant draw, and the cities of the ... California. 1961-1962. AL Expands. End of Expansion Era.
As one of the longest-standing sports in American history, baseball has earned its title as “America’s pastime.”. From its origins in bat and ball games from the early 1700s in Ireland and England, to the voracious support for the modern-day World Series experiences, baseball has made its mark on the United States.
Baseball, game played with a bat, a ball, and gloves between two teams of nine players each on a field with four bases laid out in a diamond. Long called America’s ‘national pastime’ and thought to have been invented in the U.S., the game was actually derived from the English game of rounders.
The network’s signature BASEBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA leads off with a slate including the Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox at ...
Baseball is part of the tradition of many American families. ''It may be on the periphery of our lives, but it is ingrained in our psyches,'' said Dr. Peter Berczeller, a Manhattan physician.