It was invented by Abner Doubleday in 1839 in NY. It's a myth that Doubleday invented baseball. Historians have largely disproved the story of Abner and baseball. There are published accounts of the game being played in Ontario Canada prior to this date. Sporting Life magazine published an account of a game in Beachville Ontario, Canada in 1838, a full year before Doubleday was supposed to have invented the game. Variations of the game have…
Baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday in 1839 and played by civil war troops in the 1860's. The story of Abner Doubleday has been completely discredited by historians. It's a myth that Doubleday invented baseball. Historians have largely disproved the story of Abner and baseball. There are published accounts of the game being played in Ontario Canada prior to this date. Sporting Life magazine published an account of a game in Beachville Ontario, Canada in…
Depends on how you define as the "first baseball game." A 1791 ordinance in the town Pittsfield MA prohibited the playing of "baseball" within 80 yards of a town meeting hall, but there is no way of knowing the rules of that game. The first game using the "New York Rules" -- a game which eventually evolved into what is now what we call baseball -- was played in Hoboken NJ in 1845. The story…
The traditional "inventer" of baseball was, supposedly, Abner Doubleday, but it in question whether he actually invented the game. The game probably evolved from the English game of Rounders. A form of the game we know today was played as early as the 1860s and was known to be played at the time of the Civil War.
What story that invented baseball is widely believed but there is no evidence to support this claim?
that Abner Doubleday invented baseball in 1839. this is untrue. it actually comes from Pittsfield, MA around 1791 with the game itself being derived from stickball and the English game rounders, which is played like stickball except with poles and a smaller field. hope this works youtube.com/cramersmind27
baseball started out in the 1800's with an old british game called town ball. children generally played it then adults got involved with it. Alexander cartwright invented the first major baseball field. his team was the knickerbocers. the first game baseball game was June 19, 1846. the greatest baseball players exist back then better then the players now days!
Fort Wayne, Indiana. It was invented by Abner Doubleday in 1839 in New York. The story of Abner Doubleday inventing the sport have been completely debunked by historians. Published accounts of the sport predate the supposed year Doubleday invented the game. Also, games similar to baseball have been recorded for centuries. One of the first published accounts of the game described a game being played in Ontario, Canada.
Perhaps you are referring to the game Indian Ball, which is a type of baseball game invented in the St. Louis area adapted to accommodate less than the number of players required for a regular baseball game or in a smaller playing area. If so, enter the term "indian ball" into any search engine to see articles and rules of the game.
In 1887, George Hancock, a reporter for Chicago Board of Trade, invented softball. He invented the game as a form of indoor baseball on a cold winter day inside the warm Farragut Boat Club. Softball Softball is a variant of baseball and a popular participant sport, particularly in the United States. It is generally agreed that softball developed from a game called indoor baseball, first played in Chicago. Hope this helped PEACE OUT :D