• Who Invented Baseball?

    06-17-2016

    Abner Doubleday has been credited as the inventor of baseball, however other sources site American baseball as having been invented by Alexander Joy Cartwright in 1845 when he established the modern baseball field as we know it in New York. More >>

  • A Brief History Of Baseball

    06-17-2016

    Baseball is America's national pastime, but how much do Americans really know about its history? The game has been played in the United States for nearly two centuries, from its humble beginnings in the Northeast to the multi-million dollar professional sports franchise we know today. More >>

  • Baseball: History of the Ball

    06-17-2016

    In 1858, the first commercially made baseballs were crafted by Harwood and Sons. More >>

  • A Brief History of Softball

    06-17-2016

    The history of softball and the history of baseball are, of course, intricately interwoven. Some historians believe that softball was created after baseball and is the sibling, albeit the younger, of the two sports. More >>

  • A Brief History Of Boxing

    06-17-2016

    The earliest reference to the use of boxing gloves can be identified in relief carvings found in Sumeria, which date as far back as the third millennium BCE. More >>

  • A Brief History Of Skiing

    06-17-2016

    The history of skiing suggests that this sport is nearly five thousand years old. Drawings found on rocks in Norway, discovered in the early 1930s as well as drawings found in the early 2000s depict men using skis and using a stick for balance. More >>

  • A Brief History of Golf

    06-17-2016

    The history of golf is rooted in fifteen century gaming and it is derived from games formerly played in the Kingdom of Fife in Scotland. Players would, at one time, strike a stone or pebble with a stick as they hit the pebble around a course constructed out of natural obstacles like rabbit runs, sand dunes, and the like. More >>

  • A Brief History Of Soccer

    06-17-2016

    Some historians suggest that the game of soccer is rooted in Japan circa 1004 BCE. At that time there were games played with people who would kick and chase a ball around a large field. More >>

  • A Brief History Of Fencing

    06-24-2016

    The history of fencing can be traced back to its native country of France. Some historians assert that the art of fencing is rooted in ancient civilizations found in Rome and Egypt. More >>

  • A Brief History Of Surfing

    06-24-2016

    When Captain James Cook made his third voyage as he and his crew travelled from Tahiti to the Northwestern coastline of North America, he recorded his first encounter with Hawaiians in the late 1770s. More >>

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