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Basketball and Baseball
Basketball and baseball are two of the most famous sport in America and the entire world. There are many reason why people play theses sport but some people like on more than the other. Which sport do you think is better? They are exciting to watch and play. People enjoy watching these sports. These sports are loved by many people but they are two different sports in history, rules, and uniforms.
Basketball and Baseball have different history. Basketball have a different creation than baseball. They have different creators. Basketball was invited by DR. James Naismith in 1891. He was Canadian. James Naismith was born in Ontario, Canada and went to McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He was a Canadian physical education instructor. Naismith thought of something where he and his childhood friends could have fun together. That’s when he came up with a game named "duck on a rock," which is called basketball. Which involved trying to take large rocks off a boulder by throwing rocks at the boulder. He thought of nailing up the boxes in which his friend and him would try to throw the ball. When couldn’t found boxes, he used peach basket. Compares to baseball, the creator was Alexander Cartwright. Alexander Cartwright was born in New York, United Stated. He is known as the modern father of baseball. Baseball become very popular in the United States in the early 19th century, where the game was called "townball", "base", or "baseball"..