Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Fact of the Day: Baseball's Parents

Baseball evolved from earlier European sports like Cricket and more especially Rounders. 

11 comments:

God King said...

Awesome fact! thanks for sharing

Shaw said...

America's pastime isn't so American eh

Aysh said...

I got weirdly excited to see cricket there. The british in me is easily excited

DEZMOND said...

I wouldn't call cricket a European sport, more of a British one, the rest of Europe doesn't really play it :)

Anonymous said...

I have used crickets before.

Pat Hatt said...

Ripping off cricket, figures, maybe I should do a rip off sports post haha

Jay said...

The similarities are easy to see...

Cassandra Too said...

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Bersercules said...

I've never heard of Rounders before!

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

Wow, for a minute there I thought you were going to post about the crazy parents (like me) who sit in the stands and hoot and holler at their kids' baseball games.

Amanda said...

I like this fun fact. I feel like it should be something I know as a baseball fan.