Breath Taking Baseball History Facts!

Brandon B., Sport Reporter

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Abner Doubleday is the creator of baseball. He created it in Cooperstown, New York in the summer of 1839. Guess what! What? Abner Doubleday never have had claimed to create baseball. Baseball became famous in 1840 to 1850. The first contest for baseball was in 1846. The MLB was created in 1869. The first major league baseball game was played on May 4th, 1871, and also the first major league baseball game was between the New York Knickerbockers vs the New York Nine. And the New York Nine lost to New York Knickerbockers 23-1. The first World Series was played in 1903 and the Boston Americans later known as the Boston Red Sox won the first World Series.


Random Baseball History Facts

  • The youngest pitcher to have had pitched in major league baseball was a 15 year old and his name was Joe Nuxhall.
  • In 1920 they invented metal bats but didn’t use them until 1974.
  • In 1956 was the first time they have had ever wore helments for baseball.
  • The longest baseball game ever recorded was 33 innings, in 8 hours and 25 minutes. The teams that were playing was the Boston Red Sox vs the Rochester Red Wings.
  • The San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros, Millwaukee Brewers, and the Colorodo Rockies have never won a World Series.
  • The New York Yankees have won 27 World Series which is the most in the MLB.
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