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History Of Sports

Basketball was invented by James Naismith, James created it in Springfield, Massachusetts. Baseball was created by Abner Doubleday, and he created it in Cooperstown, New York. Lacrosse was invented by Indians in Canada, and was modified by European immigrants. Football was created by Walter Camp, and originated in Ulgham, Northumberland, England.

Basketball

Basketball is very popular around the world, it is most popular in the United States. It is played all around the world!  Basketball started with eighteen men in a YMCA gymnasium in Springfield, Massachusetts, has grown into a game that more than 300 million people play worldwide.

Baseball

Baseball's popularity has been decreasing, baseball was invented in 1839. The first World Series was played between Pittsburgh and Boston in 1903 and was a nine-game series. Boston won the series 5-3. In 2001, San Francisco's Barry Bonds broke the all-time single-season home run record when he hit 73. He broke the mark of 70, set by St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire in 1998.

                                                 Lacrosse

Lacrosse is the fastest growing youth sport in the United States. The traditional aboriginal Canadian version had teams ranging from 100 to 1000 players on a field nearly two miles long. The game was played from sun up to sundown for two to three days. Harvard beat Princeton 3-0 in the first college lacrosse tournament held in 1881.

                              Football

American Football grew out of English sports such as rugby and soccer and became popular on American college campuses in the late 1800s. The American Professional Football Association was formed in 1920; two years later it changed its name to the National Football League (NFL), which would ultimately become the major league of American football.

Comment Stream

2 years ago
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Yours was really good!! Try not to put as many websites next time! I really enjoyed it!!

2 years ago
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Very good! I agree with @Jan_12, just try to add 2 or 3 web sites next time.

2 years ago
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i like the map pics and the part about baseball.

2 years ago
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I like how u have all the popular sports

2 years ago
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I really like how you put all the popular sports like @kforshee said.

2 years ago
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It looks great Sam! In basketball there was to many worlds in there.

2 years ago
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I like it but you need more ideas on how certain sports got started.

10 months ago
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i liked it but you need to put in 2 or 3 web sites next time but i really enjoyed it very much 😄