History of Baseball

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Abner Dpubleday

1839

Abner Doubleday invents baseball in Cooperstown, New York.

Knickerbockers and a cricket team

1846

First two teams to play baseball.

Brooklyn Stars

1867

He throws the first curve ball.

National Association of Professional Base Ball Players

1871

This is founded in 1871 through 1875 also known as the National Association

First Major league Baseball team in the U.S

1901

The American League is the first Major League baseball team.

No World Series

1904

Due to a conflict between Giants player and manager McGraw and American League president Johnson.

World War I and Europe

1914 - 1918

The major leagues baseball team is in the world war I in Europe

Star Spangled Banner

1918

The Star Spangled Banner is played for the first time before a game.

Jackie Mitchell

1931

The first female professional baseball player.

Babe Ruth

1931

Babe Ruth makes hits famous home run hit.

Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa

1998

They beat the world record of home runs.

Tokyo,Japan

2000

Major League baseball was brought to Japan.

George Bush

2001

Throws out the first ball of the third game of the World Series in New York's Yankee Stadium.

steroids

2005 - 2006

The investigation of steroids was introduced to baseball

José de la Caridad

2006

Was introduced into the Hall of Fame