Why Is a Baseball Field in the Shape of a Diamond?

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The baseball field is actually a square at an angle and not in the shape of a diamond. The reason for the angled square is so the bases are exactly the same distance apart. The 4 bases are all exactly 90 feet apart and are at a 90 degree angle.
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It's shaped like a diamond becuase the playing field has four bases arranged in a quadrilateral such that all bases are equidistant from the center of the field as well as from each other. In short -- that's always been the rules!
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