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When is the first half in baseball?

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August 22, 2015 4:38PM

In baseball language, there is no first or second half as one sees in an American football game. Now the game has nine innings. Speaking mathematically, when the game reaches its 4.5 worth of innings played, that can be called a half. Benchmarks of tradition are the 7th inning stretch which is the end of the visiting team's 7th inning. The time between the top half of the 7th inning, and when the bottom half begins, it's called the 7th inning stretch. In many baseball stadiums a song such as "God Bless America" is played, normally from a recording.

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July 04, 2015 5:27PM

There is no "first half" in baseball. Baseball is played in 9 innings with a 10th inning to break a tie.