Baseball is such a great sport to play, no matter if you do it for fun with your family and friends or even in a professional league atmosphere. Baseball games and everything else associated with this game is fun and complicated at the same time. Here are some funny facts you might learn a trick or tip from, solving some puzzles in your head about this extremely loved sport.
While everyone knows the winners of the World show in baseball, very few of you know that the first such competition was held between Pittsburgh and Boston in 1903 and was won by Boston! Also, the first All-Star game was held in 1933 and since then everyone that loves baseball knows about this elite competition between baseball stars.
Most of you baseball fans out there know Micky Mantle, but did you know he actually holds the record for most career home runs? In fact, the Yankees hold a record themselves, since the team to have won many times in the history of the world series.
Again, in the world’s record segment, you may want to know that Pete Rose hold the all-times record for hits and games players. The funny fact about him though is he was banned from baseball because of his gambling habits while managing the group.
And now let us see some amusing facts. A baseball has a serious short lifespan. In spite of this, the baseball itself is a really well carved item, made from quality leather and represents one of the most common objects fans want their idols to sign for them.
Still from the funny facts category, the tallest baseball player in major League background is Jon Rauch, who is six feet, eleven inches tall. He used to play for Minnesota Twins’ team, as a pitcher.
The exact known Babe Ruth has a very odd habit. Just before every game, he used to put a cabbage leaf under his hat, for good fortune. And sure enough, he was the luckiest baseball player, being recognized among the finest in this game!
So I’m sure your interest in baseball has just increased and now you’re super ready to play some baseball games on your own, right? Learn the rules, practice your skills and who knows? Perhaps you’ll be one of the record settlers yourself!