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What year did professional baseball begin?

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2011-03-03 18:07:30
2011-03-03 18:07:30

The first professional league, The National Association, began play in May of 1871.

However, the first professional team (all paid, no amateurs ) began in 1869 -

Cincinnati Red Stockings.

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