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football

Who invented football?

The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly called gridiron football, for the vertical yard lines that mark the field. Closely ...
Who invented baseball?

Who invented baseball?

You may have heard that a young man named Abner Doubleday invented the game known as baseball in Cooperstown, New York, during the summer of 1839. ...
Shoeless Joe Jackson

Did Shoeless Joe Jackson conspire to throw the 1919 World Series?

With the third-highest career batting average in Major League Baseball history (.356), Joseph Jefferson “Shoeless Joe” Jackson would certainly be a ...