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Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, who take turns batting and fielding. The batting team attempts to score runs by hitting a ball that is thrown by the pitcher with a bat swung by the batter, the running counter-clockwise around a series of four bases. A run is scored when a player advances around the bases and returns to home plate.

History

Rules and Gameplay

Personnel

Player Rosters

Other Personnel

Strategy and Tactics

Pitching and Fielding Tactics

Batting and Baserunning Tactics

Distinctive Elements

No Clock to Kill

Individual Focus

Uniqueness of each Baseball Park

Statistics

Sabermetrics

Popularity and Cultural Impact

Baseball in popular culture