16 Fun Baseball Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

16 Fun baseball facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random baseball facts.

1. Baseball was invented in England.
2. A study found that basketball players shooting free throws are unaffected by the crowd, while baseball pitchers perform worse when booed.
3. In 1989, Deion Sanders hit a homerun in Major League Baseball and scored a touchdown in the NFL in the same week.
4. More Frisbees have been sold than footballs, baseballs and basketballs combined
5. A baseball player only needs to spend one day in the major leagues to earn free healthcare for life.
6. The average 3 hour baseball game contains only 18 minutes of game action.
7. In baseball, second base is the easiest base to steal, because the catcher must throw a farther distance.
8. The longest baseball game in history lasted for two days.
9. Charlie Sheen once bought 2, 600 seats at a baseball game so he could catch a home run ball.
10. Baseball the name and the game was invented in England in the 1750s.
11. So that's how they cheat a microwaved baseball will fly farther than a frozen baseball.
12. All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job.
13. The average life span of a major league baseball is 5 7 pitches.
14. The first baseball caps were made of straw.
15. The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.
16. When pitched, the average Major League baseball rotates 15 times before being hit.
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