Presentation on theme: "The field The field has 3 bases and a home base.There is a distance of 90 feets between the bases. The field is divided into 2 parts theinfield and outfield."— Presentation transcript:
The field The field has 3 bases and a home base.There is a distance of 90 feets between the bases. The field is divided into 2 parts theinfield and outfield. The distance between the home and the end of the field is from300 to 410 feets depending of the stadium.
Equipment To play baseball each player needs a fielding glove excep the catcher that needs especial glove called mitt. You also need some bats. Depending of the strength of the player, he needs a special kind of bat (weight, lenght) Finally you need a ball to play with. It is made with pressed thread inside. Outside the thread is wrapped leather. There is also a special footwear to play baseball. You can use batting gloves to not to hurt your hands but they are not compulsory.
Fielding glove Bat Batting gloves Mitt Ball Baseball footwear
Positions There are 9 players in each team playing at the same time. In the defense the players are distributed into 9 posintions. In the infield: 1 Pitcher (is the person who throws the ball to try toeliminate the batter. 2 Catcher (he catches the ball throwed by the pitcher after pass in front of the batter. 3 First base ( defends the first base) 4 Second base (defends the second base) 5 Third base (defends the third base) 6 Short stop (he is between the second and the third base) In the outfield: 7 Right field (he is in the center of the outfield) 8 Center field (is in the center of the outfield) 9 Left fied (is in the left of the outfield) In the attack there is a player batting and some players in the bases 3 maximun. The rest of the team is in the bench.
Rules The game has two objetives: the defending team must eliminate the batters before they arrive to the home base. There are many ways to eliminate a batter. 1 The pitcher must accumulate 3 strikes (good throws, or when the batter tried to hit the ball but he couldn’t) 2 The defending team takes the ball after been hit but before bounce. 3 The person who has the ball steps the base that the batter is going to. 4 The person who has the ball touches the batter with the hand that contains the ball.
If the pitcher can’t do three strikes and he throws the ball 4 times wrong the batter can advance to the forst base. The team who is attacking tryes to arrive in the home base after passin over all the bases. When a player arrives to home he scores one run; the team with more runs win.
Where is it popular? What are the best teams and players? The best teams are in the USA; the Yankees of New York, The Dodgers of Los Angeles and Red Sox of Boston are the bests teams, they play in the MLB. Those are some of the bests players: Albert Pujols (Dominican Republic; first base) Derek Jeter (USA; short stop) Ichiro Suzuki (Japan; right fielf) Manny Ramirez (Dominican Republic) It is popular in America especially in the USA and in Cuba. Its also popular in Japan.