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A Look At Baseball’s History

Many people today still do not know where baseball originates from, so lets take a brief look at baseball’s history.
Although it is difficult to pinpoint an exact birthday birth place for baseball, we can trace it back to the most logical of places…England.
Games involving a bat, a ball and bases have been around for many hundreds of years, in many parts of the world. It is this reason that brings uncertainty to baseball’s one true origin.
The modern game of baseball is in fact a direct sibling of the English game of rounders. Rounders has been played in England for hundreds of years, and it is thought that the English brought the game over to the …

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The History Of Tennis Explained

Tennis has its roots in the ancient game of handball, played in Greece long before the Christian era. During the Middle Ages it developed into a game of batting the ball between two opponents rather than against a wall. The name comes from the French “tenez,” “take” or “ready.” At first there were no boundary lines, but gradually a court was developed somewhat the shape of an hourglass, with a line drawn across the narrow middle portion.
The early balls were made of leather and stuffed with hair.
The racquet developed in the following way: for protection in hitting the ball, a glove was worn. Then, for greater protection, cords were wrapped around the glove. Later, an …

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