Saturday, September 12, 2009

The origins of baseball

The origins of baseball No one knows for sure where baseball is high. Most baseball buffs will agree that sport on the basis of the English game rounders. In the United States, baseball became popular in the early 1800's, originally known as townball. At a later stage, the sport has been renamed from baseball. During this time, small communities, teams, while large cities, the leagues. There is some question of who was the founder of the original rules of baseball. Some say that Alexander Cartwright in 1845 published a list of rules, which are still today. , While others argue that there is Abner Doubleday, invented the game. Most historians believe that Alexander Cartwright Baseball actual baseball. The first was registered by a baseball in the 1846 duel between Alexander Cartwright's Knickerbocker, playing against the Baseball Club of New York. The Knickerbocker lost the game at Champs Elysees in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. In 1857, held a meeting and more than 25 amateur teams from the Northeast clamored with hash rules, among others. Next year, the National Association of Baseball Players was formed and teams who need financial support for the championship, fans intermittent pay a fee for admission. 1860 brought the civil war and the interest in baseball, understandably, is reduced. After the war, baseball - popularity began to grow better than ever. The League for the growth of fans at the expense of a normal occurrence to see the games. The fees were for the support of the League and in the course of travel. Gains importance. Although the league was composed of amateurs and sometimes sponsors pay players secretly, so that the amateur players from the team. The idea of paid players became the norm. Today, baseball is a North America's favorite sport.

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