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  1. 1. Baseball<br />1st strike,<br />2ndstrike,<br />3rd strike,<br />And you’re out!<br />
  2. 2. Introduction <br />Baseball is one of world’s most popular sports.<br />Teams throughout the world play it.<br />Our talk, I hope, will teach you more about the wonderful sport, teams, and players.<br />HERE WE GO! <br />
  3. 3. The Basic Rules<br />There are nine innings per game in baseball (extra innings are played if the game is tied).<br />During each innings each team gets a turn at bat.<br />During each turn at bat the team keeps batting until 3 outs are made.<br />3 strikes and the batter is out.<br />4 balls and the batter walks to first base.<br />If the ball is caught the batter is out. <br />If the batter successfully hits the ball and reaches a base it is called a hit. All runners on base can advance.<br />If the runner is tagged with the ball while running the bases he/she is out. <br />A run is scored for each player who safely crosses home plate. <br />The team that score the most runs wins!<br />
  4. 4. The Baseball Field<br />Center Field<br />Left Field<br />Right field<br />Second Base<br />Short stop<br />First<br />base<br />Third<br />base<br />Pitcher’s mound<br />Infield<br />Foul<br />territory<br />Home plate<br />
  5. 5. The Strike Zone<br />A strike is called if the Umpire judges that the ball passes through an imaginary box above the home plate.<br />A strike is also called when the batter swings and misses the ball, regardless of the location of the pitch.<br />
  6. 6. History of Baseball<br />Who invented baseball?<br />Baseball is suspected to come from the same origins as softball, cricket, and rounders.<br />Alexander Cartwright published the first rules of the sport in 1845. <br />Famous players from the past<br />Babe Ruth-A big hitter who won the Yankees a World Series.<br />Jackie Robinson-The first black player ever to play Major league baseball. He played for the Dodgers and proved that race does not matter.<br />
  7. 7. Babe Performs his Magic<br />
  8. 8. MLB-MajorLeague Baseball<br />The MLB is the most advanced baseball league in the United States(and Canada).<br />Players that are not American are able to play in the MLB. (E.g. Johan Santana) <br />The league is divided in two- The American league and the National league. They play by slightly different rules.<br />The teams play in their own league most of the time but sometimes they play teams in the other league. <br />
  9. 9. W M E<br />WINNERS <br />WINNERS<br />WINNERS<br />
  10. 10. The MLB Process <br />MLB Champions<br />National<br />League<br />Champions<br />American League <br />Champions<br />WORLD SERIES<br />National<br />League<br />Finals<br />American<br />League<br />Finals<br />PLAY OFFS<br />
  11. 11. International Baseball<br />In international baseball countries play against each other.<br />Since 1998 playersfrom minor leagues were allowed to play in these events.<br />In 2006 Major League players were allowed to play in the international events and it started to be called The Baseball World Cup.<br />There have been 38 of these events from the first one in 1938 to the last one in 2009 which USA won.<br />This table shows how many times each team has won it. <br />
  12. 12. The Caribbean Series <br />The Caribbean series is an international baseball tournament played by countries in the Caribbean.<br />This is a table shows who has won it lately. <br />
  13. 13. SOME BIG HIT TEAMS<br />The Los Angeles Dodgers<br />The Boston Red Sox<br />The New York Yankees<br />The Philadelphia Phillies <br />
  14. 14. The Ancient Rivals<br />The New York Yankees<br />The Boston Red Sox<br />VS<br />
  15. 15. BIG Pitchers <br />Johan Santana<br />Jake Peavy<br />Team: New York Mets<br />Old Team: Minnesota Twins<br />Position: Pitcher<br />Team: San Diego Padres<br />Position: Pitcher<br />
  16. 16. Santana VS Red Sox<br />
  17. 17. BIG HITTERS<br />David Ortiz <br />Manny Ramirez<br />Team: Boston Red Sox<br />Old Team: Minnesota Twins<br />Position: 1st Base <br />Nickname: Big Papi<br />Team: LA Dodgers<br />Old Team: Boston Red Sox<br />Position: Out field<br />Nickname:--------- <br />
  18. 18. Manny Hits a Grand Slam<br />
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  20. 20. The End<br />Thank you for coming<br />I hope you like baseball more now<br />By Sebastian R and Casey R<br />