Presentation on theme: "World Baseball. Invention Of Baseball The first recorded contest of baseball took place in 1846. Alexander Cartwright and his Knickerbockers, a club of."— Presentation transcript:
Invention Of Baseball The first recorded contest of baseball took place in 1846. Alexander Cartwright and his Knickerbockers, a club of New York lost to a different New York club at Elysian fields in Hoboken. Hoboken is a city in New Jersey. The rules of baseball were made in 1845 by Alexander Cartwright. Baseball evolved from the English game of rounders. The state baseball was invented in is New York. http:// www.sportsantiques.com/images/All%20JPEG%20files%20for%2003%20National/1886_McLaughlin_Baseball_game.JPG
Baseball Becoming Popular Baseball became popular in the early 1860’s. It lost many clubs due to the civil war but it spread to other parts of the country. When the civil war ended more people started to play baseball more than ever! The game rounders was brought from the British and Irish immigrants to North America where modern baseball developed. By the late nineteenth century baseball was widely recognized as a national sport. It became recognized by south and central America, the Caribbean, and parts of east Asia. Baseball in the civil war. http://www.rpi.edu/~fiscap/history_files/hisproj1_files/civil.jpg
The Little League World Series The Little League World Series is held in Williamsport Pennsylvania United States. It was first held in 1947, Now it is held every August. Initially only United States teams competed in the tournament, Now it’s a world wide tournament. Other countries that compete in it are Canada, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Cuba, and China. Logo of Little League World Series http://www.insidesocal.com/prepsports/Little_League_Baseball_-_Logo.jpg
The World Baseball Classic The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is a baseball tournament with countries competing around the world. The most recent World Baseball Classic was won by Japan in 2009. There has only been two World Baseball Classics, Japan has won both of them. The World Baseball Classic was founded in 2005 and there has been two one in 2006 and one in 2009. The World Baseball Classic is every three years. Countries that compete in these games are, U.S.A, Japan, China, Cuba, Korea, Mexico, Panama, Canada, Venezuela, and the Dominican Republic. Japan after winning The World Baseball Classic http://www.japanfocus.org/data/2%20Japanese%20team%20at%20WBC.jpg
The First Little League World Series The founder of the Little League World is Carl Estote. Its inaugural was in 1939. It’s motto is Courage, Character, and Loyalty. The first game took place in June 6 th 1939 in Lycoming. First Little league World Series champions http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/old_assets/media/images/1947LLBWS_sm.jpg
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