Friday, March 13, 2015

Baseball Facts

  • The New York Yankees have won 27 World Series titles, which is way more than any other team.
  • Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. didn't miss a game for 16 years. He played 2,632 consecutive games.
  • 21 million hot dogs are consumed each year.
  • The longest baseball game recorded was in 1984; it was 8 hours and 6 minutes.
  • The average cost of a ticket in 1920 was $1.00.
  • There are 9 ways a player can reach first base safely.
  • Jason Varitek is the only player to play in the Little League World Series, the National Championship of the College World Series, the MLB World Series, Olympic Baseball, and the World Baseball Classic.
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield was arrested in 1983 for killing a seagull during a game.

                                                              By: Colton Moon

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