Baseball History Essay

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Baseball History

Baseball is North America's oldest and most storied professional team sport. Certainly,
there have been numerous moments which are still remembered by baseball fans of all ages
many years after they happened. We all remember moments like "The Catch" in Game 1 of the
1954 World Series and Bill Mazeroski's World Series winning home run in 1960. There are
also the players who transcend the ages like Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Jackie Robinson.
These players continue live on in the hearts and minds of the nation long after their
playing days are over.


The great players, teams and memorable moments of the 20th century are well remembered,
but somewhat less known are those of the 19th century that helped to shape the game and
provide a foundation for the great national pasttime that would develop in the current
century. For the great Yankee teams of the 20's, 30's 40's and 50's, there are the St.
Louis Browns of the American Association and Chicago White Stockings and Boston Red
Stockings of the National League. The Ty Cobbs and Walter Johnsons of the game had their
match in Cap Anson, Dan Brouthers and Amos Rusie. Colourful characters like Casey Stengel
and Reggie Jackson had their equals in Arlie Latham and Mike "King" Kelly.


It has been said that the more things change, the more they stay the same. This is
certainly the case in baseball. The franchise shifts, player movements and salary issues
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  • Baseball History
    Baseball History Baseball is North America\'s oldest and most storied professional team sport. Certainly, there have been numerous moments which are still remembered by baseball fans of all ages many years after they happened. We all remember moments like The Catch in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series and Bill Mazeroski\'s World Series winning home run in 1960. There are also the players who transcend the ages like Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Jackie Robinson. These players continue live on in the
  • Baseball History
    Baseball History Baseball is North America\'s oldest and most storied professional team sport. Certainly, there have been numerous moments which are still remembered by baseball fans of all ages many years after they happened. We all remember moments like The Catch in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series and Bill Mazeroski\'s World Series winning home run in 1960. There are also the players who transcend the ages like Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Jackie Robinson. These players continue live on in the