All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
This virtual scrapbook is filled with articles, photographs, interviews, and statistics that give you an up-close-and-personal look at the pioneering women who played professional baseball from 1943 through 1954.
Source: All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Everything you every wanted to know about baseballs, including history,
official rules and descriptions of all the materials used in each official
MLB ball. From Chemical and Engineering News.
Scroll down to the article under the Columbia Encyclopedia: baseball for information on the basic rules and a short history of baseball from Columbia University's Electronic Encyclopedia.
and Jackie Robinson
The Jackie Robinson collection from the Library of Congress. Includes
a timeline of African Americans in baseball history.
Baseball for Beginners
The very basics of the game of baseball. Includes a glossary, statistics
and a timeline. From Ken Burns and PBS.
Rules Past & Present
This site tracks changes in the official Knickerbocker rules from 1857
to 1872 and in the National / Major Leagues from 1877 to 1975. Source:
Baseball Almanac website.
History of Baseball Bats
History of the baseball bat from the 1850’s to today.
Inventor of the Modern Game
A brief biography of Alexander Cartwright. From the Lemelson-MIT Program.
Negro League Baseball
This site offers detailed information on the Negro Leagues and includes a timeline and detailed information on teams and individual players.
Negro Leagues History
Brief history of the Negro Leagues from the Negro Leagues Baseball
Museum. Includes a list of leagues and teams.
The official rules of Major League Baseball are on its website here.
Links to specific sections of the rules are in the left-hand column
in blue. Click on “Baseball Basics” to find information
on fielding positions, lingo, abbreviations, and statistics.
The Physics of Baseball
The laws of physics as applied to baseball. From ThinkQuest.org
The Science of Baseball
The elements of baseball from a scientific perspective. From Exploratorium.
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