Baseball is a popular sport that is considered America's national pastime. Learn about baseball equipment and find links to baseball equipment manufacturers.
This is the official site of Major League Baseball. The site contains links to all the major and minor teams, a scoreboard, standings, stats, schedule, players, news, a fantasy site, photos, a store for purchasing baseball items, and more. Users can purchase tickets on the site and check on televised games. There are also links to baseball history and an online auction.
Baseball was introduced during the early 1800s and soon caught fire with the public. In 1858, baseball was institutionalized by the National Association of Base Ball Players.
The Hall of Fame opened its doors in 1939 in Cooperstown, New York where some people think baseball may have been invented. The website describes the Museum and its exhibits. The Hall of Fame and Museum are non-profits and they are dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture. Users can find information about visiting and more.
Football has overtaken baseball as the most watched sport in America, and its popularity continues to grow. The Super Bowl alone is watched by more Americans every year than any other televised event.
Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League comprise the four major professional sports leagues in North America.
The following articles provide recent baseball-related news.
A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back.
Fox News. Friday, 14 Jun 2019 11:51:22 GMT.
The man accused of shooting David Ortiz is now in custody, along with several other suspects. According to prosecutors in the Dominican Republic, the baseball star was the target of a hit. Mola Lenghi reports.
CBS News. Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 21:47:24 -0400.
Dominican Republic authorities say security video footage indicates a plot to kill the popular retired slugger. Ortiz is reported to be recuperating in a Boston hospital where he was flown.
Richard Gonzales. NPR. Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 19:18:51 -0400.
Retired Red Sox player David Ortiz is recovering in a Boston hospital after being shot in the Dominican Republic. The baseball legend was ambushed outside a bar in Santo Domingo and the gunman is still at large. ...
CBS News. Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019 17:06:23 -0400.
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