Lemelson MIT Program, Baseball, February 23, 2012, http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/cartwright.html http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/cartwright.html Alexander Cartwright invented the sport called Baseball
Invention: Baseball Baseball is a offshoot of an English sport called Rounders A Commission of 1907 said that baseball had been "invented" by Abner Doubley in 1839. But it was actually Alexander J. Cartwright In the 18th century. The game was already called "base- ball. The game was won by the first team to score 21 runs, in however many innings. Baseball had become an activity for wealthy young men Civil War soldiers who had played baseball brought the game back to their hometowns
Inventor: Alexander J. Cartwright He invented baseball so he had something to do After they thought Abner Doubley invented baseball Alexander tried to prove he did He made up the sport out of nowhere
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