Facts about baseball

Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each. The goal is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four bases arranged at the corners of a ninety-foot square. Baseball came to USA as an older bat-and-ball game from England by the mid-eighteenth century. The game where fast transformed to a more modern game, and by the late nineteenth century, baseball where widely recognized as the national sport of the United States. The game is sometimes referred to as hardball, to describe that is it a little rougher than the game softball. Baseball is now being played from the youngest amateurs to the best in the professional league, also called MLB (Major League Baseball).

But Baseball isn’t just a sport. It involves a lot of money also, with that I mean all the sponsorships, the player’s value when they transfer from team to team, and off course the money the team gets if they win matches and tournaments.

The Gameplay

The sport exercised of two teams that change to be in attack and defence.external image 350px-Baseball_diamond.svg.png
On each team in baseball there are 9 player’s.

The principle of the game is that a man from the attacking team tries to hit the ball thrown from the <<pitcher>> to the defence team, and then run drop three bases, before he reaches home base. It is only by running a complete lap around the bases of points can scores. The total of nine rounds, where each of the teams is respectively, once each in the attack, called "innings". It requires three "outs" that the teams will switch sides. If the result after nine innings are a draw they continue the fight by playing extra innings to one of the teams has scored points, and this will be the winning team of the match.

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