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​Play Ball!

The modern origins of America's favorite pastime can be traced to mid-19th century New York City where baseball fever hit so strongly that organized leagues began to be formed around the craze. The first professional leagues formed in the 1870s and the rest was history.

Read up on baseball's story from its beginnings to its modern state. Learn about controversies and triumphs and just maybe, learn how to finally keep score.

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