Baseball Facts

  • The first baseball game was in New York on June 19, 1845.
  • Nolan Ryan had the longest career in baseball; 27 years.
  • The baseball rulebook was issued on 1877. (It changes every year)
  • The Pitcher is 60 ft and 8 in. from the home base.
  • Before 1859, umpires where seated in padded chairs.
  • The bases in baseball game are usually 90 ft. apart.
  • The baseball went from a traditional game to a league for the first time on 1997.
  • The baseball wall of fame is located in New York.