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The baseball is a kind of sport which is played with a bat and a ball. Two teams are required to play this sport and each team is having nine players. The aim is to score as many runs as possible by hitting the ball with a bat and touching four markers which are arranged serially and this arrangement is known as the base. The bases are arranged at the corners of a ninety foot square or a diamond.

The players of the team which is batting at the moment take turns by hitting the ball against the pitcher of the team bowling, known as the fielding team. The aim of the fielding team is to stop the batting team from making runs by getting hitters out in any of several ways. The players of the batting team can stop at any of the bases and later advance through a teammate's hit or by other possible means. The two participating teams of baseball sport switch between batting and fielding whenever three outs are recorded by the fielding team. The batting term for each team constitutes an inning and there are total of nine innings in a professional baseball games. The team which scores the maximum runs at the end of the game is declared as the winner.

The fact about baseball is that it has evolved from the older bat and ball games played in England during the eighteenth century. This game of baseball was brought by people who immigrated into British and Irish immigrants to North America, where the present day version of baseball has been developed. The baseball sport was widely recognized as the national sport of the United States by the late nineteenth century, It is now popular sports at professional, amateur, and youth levels North America, parts of Central and South America and the Caribbean, and parts of East Asia. The game is sometimes referred to as hardball, in contrast to the derivative game of softball.

Here are some details about major leagues in baseball and the details about the upcoming events in baseball.

In North America, professional Major League Baseball (MLB) teams are divided into the National League (NL) and American League (AL). Each league has three divisions: East, West, and Central. Every year, the major league champion is determined by playoffs that culminate in the World Series.

The tentative date for Target Field in Minneapolis is 12 April. This would help in first among the stadiums built specifically for the Minnesota Twins, opens with the Twins hosting the Boston Red Sox.

Another major upcoming events in baseball is on July 13, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California.

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