A few historical sources point that in the year 1700, Thomas Wilson who was considered an conformist leader in England condemned the game of baseball and a few other sports that took place every Sunday. There are interesting facts related to baseball. One of such reports come from David block who says that stoolball was the primitive version of baseball and dates it even back to 1672.
Baseball was based on the English game of rounders. Rounders become popular in the United States in the early 19th century, where the game was called "townball", "base", or "baseball".
A New York newspaper writes in 1823 about the athletic game of baseball.
Abner Doubleday is credited with inventing baseball in Cooperstown, New York in 1939.
In 1845 in New York the modern baseball field was created. Alexander Cartwright and the members of his New York Knickerbocker Base Ball Club, devised the first rules and regulations that were agreed upon for the modern game of baseball. Alex Alexander Cartwright lived from (1820-1892)
History of baseball
The first official game of baseball is played between the Knickerbockers and a group of cricket players in january 12, 1846. The first recorded baseball game was held in 1846 when Alexander Cartwright's Knickerbockers lost to the New York Baseball Club. The game was held at the Elysian Fields, in Hoboken, New Jersey. American soldiers in the Mexican War play baseball with the wooden leg of General Santa Anna as the bat.
Albert Goodwill Spalding was a professional baseball player, manager and co-founder of A.G. Spalding sporting goods company.
American soldiers in the Mexican War play baseball with the wooden leg of General Santa Anna as the bat in 1858. In 1864 Nemesio Guill brings the first baseball bat to Cuba. Having played baseball throughout his youth, Spalding first played competitively with the Rockford Pioneers, a youth team, which he joined in 1865.
In january 12 1867 the 1st curveball ball that was thrown, was thrown by Candy Cummings of the Brooklyn Stars' pitcher Candy Cummings. In 1869 the Cincinnati Red Stockings, led by Hall Of Famer Harry Wright became the first openly-salaried team and they are also considered a professional team. The Havana Baseball Club is founded in 1868. In 1969 Esteban Enrique Belln also known as Steve Belln is the first Cuban and the first Latin American to play professional baseball in. The National Association of Professional Base Ball Players - NAPBBP - aka the National Association - NA - is founded in 1871 to 75.The first major league, the National League, was formed and the world's oldest extant professional team sports league. Founded and replacing on February 2, 1876, the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players, it is sometimes called the Senior Circuit. In 1878 captain of the Harvard University Baseball Club, Frederick Winthrop Thayer of Massachusetts, invented catchers and received a patent for a baseball catcher's mask on February 12, 1878. 50 African American players played on professional baseball teams, with much, discrimination from both players and fans. Moses Fleetwood Walker is mostly credited as being the first African American, playing first for the University of Michigan, and then the 1884 season for the Toledo Blue Stocking. In 1880 to boost the sales of tobacco baseball cards were introduced, created as advertisements, the cards help promote the game to America's youth.