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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Origins_of_baseball

The question of the origins of baseball has been the subject of debate and controversy for more .... The history of cricket prior to 1650 is something of a mystery.

www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Origins_of_baseball

One theory is that the game originated from the medieval Romanian game Oina. .... The history of cricket prior to 1650 is something of a mystery. Games ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/who-invented-baseball

Mar 27, 2013 ... ... Abner Graves—to come up with the Doubleday origin story. ... As it turns out, the real history of baseball is a little more complicated than the ...

www.npr.org/2011/03/16/134570236/the-secret-history-of-baseballs-earliest-days

Mar 16, 2011 ... Thorn, the official historian of Major League Baseball, has just written Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game, ...

www.wbsc.org/history-of-baseball

The origins of Baseball are uncertain. Traces of a game played with a bat and a ball date back to ancient Egypt and a ball used over 2000 years ago is on ...

www.infoplease.com/ipka/A0875086.html

Baseball originated before the American Civil War (1861-1865) as rounders, a humble game played on sandlots. Early champions of the game fine-tuned it to ...

www.athleticscholarships.net/history-of-baseball.htm

The History of Baseball. The Origins of The Great Game of Baseball. Baseball is thought to have originated as a game called “rounders” in England and gained ...

mlb.mlb.com/dr/history.jsp

While it is thought by many that baseball was first introduced to the Dominican Republic by United States Army soldiers stationed there, it was actually its ...

www.americaslibrary.gov/jp/bball/jp_bball_early_1.html

No one is exactly sure how baseball began, but it seems to have its roots in the English game called "rounders" or "four-old-cat." This picture was published in a  ...