Game of Baseball

Baseball is America's game, but it is quickly becoming a worldwide phenomenon. Read about your favorite sluggers, pitchers and teams throughout history.

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Hall of Fame Outfielders

Some of the greatest outfielders are celebrated in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. In this section, you can learn about the careers of some of the great outfielders found in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame Members

The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown New York holds shrines dedicated to the league's top players. Hank Aaron, Billy Herman, and Joe Medwick are a few of the players who played for the Braves. Learn about the Atlanta Braves Hall of Famers.

Cy Young

An enterprising sportswriter shortened “cyclone” to “Cy” after seeing the young Denton True Young warming up against a wooden fence. Young would never again be known by any other name during his professional career.

Hall of Fame Pitchers

The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown also celebrates some of the greatest pitchers the game of baseball has ever seen. You can learn about the careers of some of the greatest pitchers found in the Hall of Fame in this section.

Hall of Fame Catchers

Cooperstown New York is famous because it is the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame, which is a shrine to the game's greatest players. Here, you can learn about some of the catchers that can be found in the Hall of Fame.

How Baseball Works

Need a refresher on the rules of America's favorite game? This article explains the rules, equipment and scores.

When a baseball player hits a home run, how do they know how far the ball traveled?

When Mark McGwire hits a home run, the distance the ball traveled is always announced on the scoreboard and on television a few seconds later. How do they know how far the ball traveled, and what techniques do they use to figure it out?

How do they create patterns in a baseball field?

Baseball fields often have checkerboards and other patterns mowed into them. How can I create the same effect with my lawn?

In baseball, how does a pitcher throw a curveball?

If you didn't grow up tossing a baseball around, you may wonder how that amazing curveball is thrown. This article explains how it works and how to throw one yourself.

How does a perfect game in baseball work?

Sixteen major league perfect games have been pitched in the entire history of baseball. What's a pitcher's definition of perfection?

How Minor League Baseball Teams Work

Almost every Major League Baseball player was groomed in the Minor League. Go behind the scenes with the Durham Bulls to find out all about the Minors!


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