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Dating a pro baseball player

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, who take turns batting and fielding.

If scores are tied at the end of nine innings, extra innings are usually played.

Baseball has no game clock, although most games end in the ninth inning.

The top level of play is similarly split in Japan between the Central and Pacific Leagues and in Cuba between the West League and East League.

The World Baseball Classic, organised by WBSB, is the major international competition of the sport and attracts the top national teams from around the world.

One turn batting for both teams, beginning with the visiting team, constitutes an inning.

A game is composed of nine innings, and the team with the greater number of runs at the end of the game wins.

Several other rules also brought the Knickerbockers' game close to the modern one, though a ball caught on the first bounce was, again, an out and only underhand pitching was allowed.

While there are reports that the New York Knickerbockers played games in 1845, the contest long recognized as the first officially recorded baseball game in U. history took place on June 19, 1846, in Hoboken, New Jersey: the "New York Nine" defeated the Knickerbockers, 23–1, in four innings.

A year later, sixteen area clubs formed the sport's first governing body, the National Association of Base Ball Players.

In 1858 in Corona, Queens, New York, at the Fashion Race Course, the first games of baseball to charge admission took place.

It contains a rhymed description of "base-ball" and a woodcut that shows a field set-up somewhat similar to the modern game—though in a triangular rather than diamond configuration, and with posts instead of ground-level bases.