Baseball is such a great sport to play, whether or not you do it for fun with your family and friends or even in a professional league atmosphere. Baseball games and everything else associated with this sport is fun and complex at the same time. Here are some funny facts you might learn a trick or tip from, solving some puzzles in your mind about this very loved sport.
While everybody knows the nowadays winners of the World show in baseball, not many of you know that the first such contest was held between Pittsburgh and Boston in 1903 and was won by Boston! Also, the first All-Star game was held in 1933 and since then everybody that enjoys baseball knows about this elite competition between baseball stars.
Actually, the Yankees hold a record themselves, since the group to have won most times in the history of the world series.
In the world’s record section, you may want to know that Pete Rose hold the all-times record for hits and games players. The funny fact about him though is that he was banned from baseball because of his gambling habits while managing the group.
And now let us see some funny facts. A baseball has a serious short lifespan. In Major League games one ball is only used once! In spite of this, the baseball itself is a very well carved item, made from quality leather and represents one of the most common objects fans want their idols to sign for them.
Still from the funny facts category, the tallest baseball player in major League background is Jon Rauch, who is six feet, eleven inches tall.
The exact famous Babe Ruth has a very odd habit. Just before every game, he used to place a cabbage leaf under his hat, for good fortune. And sure enough, he was the luckiest baseball player, being recognized as one of the best in this game!
So I’m sure your interest in baseball has just increased and now you are super ready to play some baseball games yourself, right? Learn the rules, practice your skills and who knows? Maybe you will be among the listing settlers yourself!