A timeline on the history of baseball.
A timeline of the Major events that happened in baseball's history.
The first game involving a ball and a bat is played by Ancient Egyptians.
People spot a game being played by children, called "Rounders". The game of Rounders is what sparked the idea of baseball.
The first book of modern rules was invented by Alexander J. Cartwright.
The Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first pro team. Amazingly, there team is still together, but is called the Cincinnati Reds.
Boston Beats Pittsburgh in the first World Series, (For those of you that don't know, the World Series is baseball's "championship".), 5-3.
William Howard Taft is the first president to throw out the first pitch of a season.
KDKA Radio Station airs the first MLB game.
The first MLB All-Star game took place on July 6, 1933.
The Baseball Hall Of Fame opens, honoring all the players who were highly successful in the MLB.
NBC televises the first MLB game on T.V.
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier in the MLB. He was treated good by his team, but other teams hated him, despite his greatness at baseball.
The Houston Astros go on a record-breaking 28-game road trip, coast to coast.
Cal Ripken Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig's record of consecutive games played with 2,131 games.
Today, baseball is still thriving.There are a lot of fancier, newer equipment and ballparks. Those are just a few facts about baseball's past. Today, baseball is at it's peak, and it doesn't seem to be getting worse.