By: Jonathan Rakes<br />Baseball: America’s National Pastime<br />
The Creation of Baseball<br />Baseball was first invented by Alexander Cartwright  in 1845. The sport was created to escap...
One game consists of nine innings<br />Each team gets three outs per inning<br />Each hitter gets three strikes to get a h...
The first game of baseball was played on June 19, 1846.<br />The New York Nine defeated the Knickbockers 23-1 in four inni...
Home runs are more prevalent now than ever before (“chicks dig the long ball”)<br />Fields are more elaborate and electron...
Major League Teams<br />
Famous Baseball Fields<br />
Fun Facts!!!				<br /><ul><li>The New York Yankees have won 26 World Series titles, more than any other team
Cal Ripken holds the major league record of playing in 2,632 consecutive games
Satchel Paige played in the major leagues until he was 59 years old!
The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, NY</li></li></ul><li>The largest number of home runs hit in a season ...
The strike lasted from August 12, 1994 to April 2, 1995<br />The World Series was cancelled for the first time since 1994<...
Bull Durham<br />Rookie of the Year<br />The Rookie<br />Angels in the Outfield<br />The Sandlot<br />Mr. Baseball<br />Ma...
I played baseball for ten years, from little league to high school baseball<br />I had the chance to play in the state tou...
My favorite baseball player is Chipper Jones<br />He has played baseball with the Atlanta Braves his whole career<br />I a...
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  1. 1. By: Jonathan Rakes<br />Baseball: America’s National Pastime<br />
  2. 2. The Creation of Baseball<br />Baseball was first invented by Alexander Cartwright in 1845. The sport was created to escape their office lives and get some exercise after a long days work.<br />
  3. 3. One game consists of nine innings<br />Each team gets three outs per inning<br />Each hitter gets three strikes to get a hit<br />There are nine positions, consisting of<br />Pitcher<br />Catcher<br />First Basemen<br />Second Basemen<br />Shortstop<br />Third Baseball<br />Right Fielder<br />Left Fielder<br />Center fielder<br />Basic Rules of Baseball<br />
  4. 4. The first game of baseball was played on June 19, 1846.<br />The New York Nine defeated the Knickbockers 23-1 in four innings<br />Notable players during this era includes Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, and Rogers Hornsby<br />The Beginning of Baseball (1846-1946)<br />
  5. 5. Home runs are more prevalent now than ever before (“chicks dig the long ball”)<br />Fields are more elaborate and electronically enhanced (thanks to CIS 100 classes)<br />Notable players of the new era include Barry Bonds, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, and Roger Clemens<br />Baseball as it is Now<br />
  6. 6. Major League Teams<br />
  7. 7. Famous Baseball Fields<br />
  8. 8. Fun Facts!!! <br /><ul><li>The New York Yankees have won 26 World Series titles, more than any other team
  9. 9. Cal Ripken holds the major league record of playing in 2,632 consecutive games
  10. 10. Satchel Paige played in the major leagues until he was 59 years old!
  11. 11. The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, NY</li></li></ul><li>The largest number of home runs hit in a season is 73 by Barry Bonds<br />The longest hitting streak in a single season is held by Joe DiMaggio<br />Most hits in a career is by Pete Rose with 4,256 hits<br />Most home runs hit in a career is 762, also by Barry Bonds <br />Monumental Records<br />
  12. 12. The strike lasted from August 12, 1994 to April 2, 1995<br />The World Series was cancelled for the first time since 1994<br />The Montreal Expos (now the Washington Nationals), who were expected to win their first World Series, never got the opportunity<br />The Strike of 1994<br />
  13. 13. Bull Durham<br />Rookie of the Year<br />The Rookie<br />Angels in the Outfield<br />The Sandlot<br />Mr. Baseball<br />Major League<br />The Scout<br />Field of Dreams<br />MoviesRelatedtoBaseball<br />
  14. 14. I played baseball for ten years, from little league to high school baseball<br />I had the chance to play in the state tournament with Boyd County High School my junior and senior year<br />My Experiences with Baseball<br />
  15. 15. My favorite baseball player is Chipper Jones<br />He has played baseball with the Atlanta Braves his whole career<br />I also own a pair of his autographed batting gloves <br />My Favorite Baseball Player<br />
  16. 16. “ Today, I consider myself, the luckiest man, on the face of the earth.” – Lou Gehrig<br />“ If you live your life as a decent person, the umpire in the end will say you did it right.” – Harry Carey<br />“ I am 81, but I feel like I am 15 when talking baseball.” – Buck O’Neil<br />“ Baseball is like church. Many listen, but few understand.” – Wes Westrum <br />Famous Baseball Quotes<br />
  17. 17. Literature Cited<br />http://wiki.answers.com/Q/List_all_Major_League_Baseball_teams<br />http://baseball.suite101.com/article.cfm/the_first_baseball_game_a_primer<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Heoa-AI42bA<br />GoogleImages<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994%E2%80%9395_Major_League_Baseball_strike<br />http://imdb.com<br />

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