WK 4 - 1 Major League Baseball Your Name SPM/200 Aug 4,...

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1 Major League Baseball Your Name SPM/200 Aug 4, 2011
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2 The professional sports league which I choose to write on is Major League Baseball (MLB). Baseball has been around since early in the 19 th century but back then it was called, town ball, base, or baseball with no official rules. The game was still going through a variation of changes based on how many players, bases, formation. The true father of baseball was Cartwright but its known that the legend is Abner Doubleday. On June 19, 1846 the first game of baseball took place between two rival clubs, the New York Knickerbocker and the New York Nine at the Elysian Field in Hoboken, New Jersey. Professional baseball was first attempted in 1869 & The Red Stockings of Cincinnati, Ohio was considered the first professional team with salary. In 1871 the National Association was formed and in 1882 the American Association was formed. Back then the wining team got money and in 1886 the St, Luis Browns defeated the White Sox’s for a prize of $15,000. Baseball started to become a popular sport that one of the major events took place in
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