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Take me out to the ballgame, the baseball game, that is! The baseball category is all about the game of baseball, America's pastime. Questions include what a baseball is made of, what bats are the best to use, what the bullpen is, and much more!

Asked in Baseball, Football - Soccer

Who makes the most money baseball or soccer?

Considering soccer itself is basically a worldwide enterprise and baseball is just in the Americas and Japan, I would say soccer by alot. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball Rules and Regulations, Percentages, Fractions, and Decimal Values

Do errors and fielders choice factor into on base percentage?

For on-base percentage, it still counts as an at bat and the hitter is not credited with an 'on base' so whether its an error or a fielder's choice the player's on-base percentage will decrease ...
Asked in Baseball, Softball

How is the softball softer than a baseball?

The softball is not softer than a baseball despite the name. The name is a misnomer so you can just ignore it. When you get hit by a softball it hurts just as much as a baseball does. If the two are coming at the same speed I'd rather get hit by a baseball. That big green thing is bigger and heavier. ...
Asked in Baseball

What does O P S mean in baseball?

On Base Percentage Plus Slugging Percentage
Asked in Relationships, Baseball, Celebrity Relationships

Is Jim Edmonds married?

He was married in Clayton, MO in 2008. He married Allison Raski at the St. Louis County Court House. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History

What pitcher did pete rose have the most hits against?

Phil Niekro. Rose had 64 hits in 226 at bats against Niekro for a .283 batting average. The 226 at bats was also the most Rose had against any pitcher. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History, Hank Aaron

Where did Hank Aaron hit homer number 714?

Aaron hit No. 714 off pitcher Jack Billingham at Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium on April 5, 1974. Four days later, he broke Babe Ruth's home record, belting No. 715 off Dodgers pitcher Al Downing at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History, Seasons

What month does baseball season start?

It depends on if you're talking about Spring Training or the regular season. Spring Training starts in late February and the regular season begins in April. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball Rules and Regulations

How many pitches in each inning?

There are no set number of pitches in each inning. The absolute shortest number of pitches that could be pitched in one inning is 6, with 3 outs per half-inning, assuming each batter swung at the first pitch resulting in an out. I don't know the most pitches that have been thrown in one inning. I have watched games where a pitcher (or multiple pitchers) have thrown forty or more pitches in one half-inning alone. Until 3 outs have been recorded, a...
Asked in Baseball, New York Yankees, Baseball Rules and Regulations

Who has worn number 2 on the New York Yankees?

Click on the link below to see all the players that wore number 2 for the Yankees. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History

Why is baseball called America's pastime?

Baseball is considered a development from an older game called rounders that was made popular in Great Britain and Ireland. It became an extremely popular sport during and just after the American Civil War. It was called "America's Pastime" because during the late 19th and early 20th century it was probably the most widely played sport in the country. Baseball was to that time period as video games and television are to today. Before TV Baseball was what kids did after school...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History

Who has the record for most consecutive at bats with a strikeout?

Joe Sewell of the 1929 Cleveland Indians went 442 at bats (May 20-September 20, a stretch of 115 games) without striking out. Pitcher Tom Seaver struck out the last 10 batters in a row during his 19-strikeout game on April, 22 1970. For a batter, pitching great Sandy Koufax struck out 12 times in a row in 1955. ...
Asked in Baseball, Major League Baseball (MLB)

How many baseballs are used during a MLB game?

Using an average life span of a baseball in a typical game as 6 pitches and the average number of pitches being 275 per game. The number of balls used is 46. Factoring this number out to each team in the league playing 165 games and dividing by 2 since two teams play each other each game, the number of baseballs used during a typical MLB season would about 113,850 balls per year. According to MLB, between five and six dozen...
Asked in Baseball, Major League Baseball (MLB)

What 4 teams did Roger Clemens play for?

1) Boston Red Sox 2) Toronto Blue Jays 3) New York Yankees 4) Houston Astros ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History

Where does the second baseman stand in MLB?

Usually between second base and first base.
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History, World Series

What was the longest Major League Baseball game in 2003?

A 23 innings game between the Indians and the Twins.
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History

Who has hit the most grand slams in 2010?

Currently, The Yankees Alex Rodriguez and the Royals Yuniesky Betancourt are the major league leaders with three grand slams each in 2010. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History

Which mlb team leads in double plays turned in 2010 and who's 2nd and 3rd?

Through games played on September 21, 2010 the Colorado Rockies have the most double plays with 175, the Cleveland Indians are second with 170, and the Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers are third with 159. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History, Baseball Rules and Regulations

Where does the mud umpires rub on baseballs before games come from?

Baseball, Umpires and Mud major league baseball use Louisiana mud or Mississippi mud to rub baseball i know because i work for a team as the bat boy....
Asked in Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

Who is the Cardinals Batboy?

Jacob Moots of Hurdland MO. He is Tony La Russa's, step sons, neighbor. Also known for his pre-game harmonica playing of the national anthem in the 06 world series. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History, Baseball Rules and Regulations

What MLB pitcher has won 20 games and lost 20 games in the same season?

The last to do it was Phil Niekro of the 1979 Atlanta Braves who went 21-20. Wilbur Wood of the 1973 Chicago White Sox went 24-20. Both threw, primarily, the knuckleball which is not as tiring on the arm as other pitches. Niekro started 44 games and pitched 342 innings in 1979 and Wood started 49 games and pitched 359 innings in 1973. Prior to Wood and Niekro, Walter Johnson of the 1916 Washington Senators went 25-20. Joe McGinnity went 26-20 for the 1901...
Asked in Baseball, Famous People

Where did Joe DiMaggio III die?

According to a Los Angeles Times article dated August 8, 1999 Joe DiMaggio III wasn't breathing nor had a heartbeat when he arrived at Sutter Delta Medical Facility in Antioch, California. There was no mention of where he was transported from but the article did say he had been living in Pittsburg, California. ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History, Baseball Equipment

What country invented baseball?

The UK actually invented baseball it was invented in 1744 by the british but the Americans took it over to their country in 1762. It was popular in England, more popular than football is today and because the USA is bigger and just as popular the Americans claimed it as their sport.anwerd by mohamed mido ...