Take a Homerun in the World of Baseball
Baseball was invented by Alexander Cartwright, modeling it upon the stick and ball game that he played then.
The first known club match with rules written by him was played in June 19, 1846.
Baseballs are stitched by hand with two straight needles – 108 stitches each!
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 only two days of the year in which there are no professional games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League All-star game.