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(Encyclopedia) baseball, bat-and-ball sport known as the national pastime of the United States. It derives its name from the four bases that form a diamond (the infield) around the pitcher's mound. B...

Baseball in America: A History

Source: The U.S. Department of State The sport that evokes more nostalgia among Americans than any other is baseball. So many people play the game as children (or play its close rela…

Baseball Fun Facts

The first World Series was played between Pittsburgh and Boston in 1903 and was a nine-game series. Boston won the series 5-3.The New York Yankees have won 26 World Series titles, wh…

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Cooperstown, N.Y.FieldersMember Active yearsAaron, Henry (Hank) 1954–1976Anson, Adrian (Cap) 1876–1897Aparicio, Luis 1956–1973Appling, Lucius (Luke) 1930–1950Ashburh, Richie 1948–196…

Major League Baseball—2004

American League Final StandingsAMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES—2004AMERICAN LEAGUE LEADERS, 2004National League Final StandingsNATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES—2004NATIONAL LEAGUE LEA…