The origin of baseball

Perhaps we all affirm that baseball (Baseball) is the oldest sport of the United States, and this is also the country most prevalent sports this sport.

The origin of baseball

There are many different opinions about the sport of baseball so up to now we still do not know its exact origin. Here are the most interested information.

Someone has tracked down a sport in Egypt (3150 BC) using a baseball and a ball shaped like a baseball ball being displayed in a famous museum in the country. He is said to be over 2000 longevity. However, many others have provided evidence that baseball was made up of rounders and influenced by the rules of cricket.

Most of the opinion that baseball originated in the United States, but according to the research of scientists in the world, this sport appeared in Egypt 2400 years ago BC. Archaeologists have found baseball and a ball similar to a baseball dating back more than 2000 years, which is now on display at the British Museum in London.

There are many historical monuments and objects from ancient times in some other countries to conclude that baseball sport has existed for a long time.

Besides, there are many evidence documents, the inventor of this sports is Doubleday, but there is little doubt that he was the only contributor of the idea to invent the baseball field (or picture its diamond form) as we know it today. On the other hand, the creator of baseball rules was a New York book seller named Alexander Cartwright, he founded a team called The Knickerbockers in 1839, wrote baseball rules in 1845 (The US Congress had adopted in 1953) and held its first matches in the United States on June 19, 1846 in Hoboken, New Jersey. However, the first baseball games were not in North America, but in Canada and in 1838.

In the 80s of the 19th century, the US government turned baseball into a popular sport, then spread to countries in Asia such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan followed by some Asian countries. Europe like Italy, England, etc.

Baseball – the most popular sport in Japan

Baseball is a team sport, in which one player of this team (the pitcher) will attempt to throw the ball (the size just in hand) very strong towards the other player’s team, and this person will try to knock the baseball ball with one the baseball bat, before it is summed up by his teammates behind the player that catches the ball.

A team only scores points when it is done, runs through 4 landmarks called bases (bases) located in 4 corners of the square. Each base is 90 feet apart. The appeal of baseball is in its sophistication including defensive situations, pitching positions, throwing order, statistics, playgrounds, history, and player’s personality.

For avid fans, games — even the slowest of times — are never bored with these nuances. For Japanese, baseball is so popular that people call it If the western world has American baseball fans, then in Asia, Japanese people are equally fans.

For Japanese, baseball sport is like an indispensable dish in every daily meal. Overcoming football is still a popular sport in many countries around the world, baseball has become the king sport in the country of cherry blossoms.

Baseball was introduced to teaching as a compulsory official subject in Japan from the elementary level. National tournaments are held regularly throughout the country from high school to university level. Almost everyone expressed absolute support for the team representing their province when participating in national championships.

In Tokyo, the Tokyo Dome (Japan’s most famous stadium) is located on the site of a city tour, which is the most popular place to watch competitions. The Japanese cheered on their favorite baseball team using horns, drums, and other lively sound instruments. In Japan, there are many parks and most of these parks have a baseball practice yard. Practicing objects are not only boys but also old people and girls who also practice baseball.

In Japan, people often jokingly said that if you don’t know how to play baseball, it will be difficult to find a girlfriend. Maybe just through such jokes, we can see how baseball is made by Japanese fans!