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Learning About Baseball

Scenario:
You decide to learn more about baseball. Search the internet for answers to your questions.

Questions:

  1. Who invented baseball? 
     
  2. Baseball is similar to another game from another country.  What is that other game, and in which country did that game originate?
     
  3. In what year was baseball invented?
     
  4. How old does that make the sport of baseball?
     
  5. What was the first professional baseball team?
     
  6. How old does that make that team?
     
  7. How many players play for each team in baseball?
     
  8. How many points does a team earn for a run?
     
  9. What is the distance in feet between each base in regulation play?
     
  10. How far does a player run if he hits a home run?
     
  11. How wide is home plate?
     
  12. How far from home plate is the pitcher’s mound?
     
  13. What is the diameter of a baseball in regulation play?
     
  14. What is the maximum diameter of a baseball bat in regulation play?
     

1Search Engines:
Google: http://www.google.com
Yahoo: http://www.yahoo.com
Ask: http://www.ask.com
MSN: http://search.msn.com
About.com: http://www.about.com

2Encyclopedias:
Encarta: http://encarta.msn.com
Wikipedia: http://www.wikipedia.org