The Rules Of Baseball In Major League Baseball

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MLB (Major League Baseball) is known as America’s Sport. Sunflower seeds and baseball chants on a Saturday night, can make anyone days better. The history of how the game of baseball started is very interesting, but most people don’t know how. Yet it’s almost the average sport an American kid wants to play these days. Since baseball has now had a huge impact on America and its recreation activities, you should know how the game came about the American life. It all started in the year 1845 when Alexander Cartwright made a rule book of baseball rules for the Knickerbocker Club of New York. This is claimed to be where the main rules of baseball were adapted from. Alexander Cartwright owned the team “Knickerbockers”, and he made the rules to play …show more content…
But if you don’t know baseball, then you can be very lost because there are a lot of rules the basic person doesn’t know. In baseball it’s a team game. Nine players on each team. There is four bases in a square shape. You hit the ball from one plate (home plate) and then have to run counter-clockwise around the bases and when you touch home you score 1 point for your team. But, if a player on the opposite team touches you with the ball before you are on a base, you are out. After three outs, the other team gets to hit. If a player in on first and the batter hits the ball and the team on defense touches second before the runner gets there, it’s called a force out. The batter gets three strikes to hit the ball, a strike is when you bat but miss the ball. If the pitcher throws a bad ball that you cannot hit, it’s called ball. If you get four balls then you get to walk to first without getting out or having to bat. When batting, if you hit the ball down towards third or first and it goes across the line it is called a foul ball. There isn’t a limit of foul balls but they can count as strikes but not strike you out. If you hit the ball in the air and say it stays in bounds but then curves and lands out of bounds, it’s a foul ball. If you’re a good batter and you hit the ball over the fence, it’s a homerun. If there is a player on all the bases then the batter hits a home run and scores all the runners home, it’s called a Grand Slam. (Generally came from source

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