When was the first baseball made?

Answer Ellis Drake is credited as designing and making the first model of the modern-day baseball. Born in 1839, he designed the ball's exterior pattern in grade school in the 1840s. H.P. Harwood and Sons... Read More »

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How is an aluminum baseball bat made?

While wood is still the material used for bats in professional baseball, aluminum bats are used by a huge majority of baseball teams in the college, high school and recreational leagues. How woode... Read More »

What are MLB baseball bats made of?

Unlike the lower levels of baseball, Major League Baseball requires players to use wooden bats. The two most common types of bats used in 2010 are maple and ash, though maple bats have increased in... Read More »

When was the first baseball card made?

The first baseball cards were called "Cabinet Cards" and were produced from the 1840s to 1867. They were mementos to be hung on a cabinet or wall. The first commercial baseball cards were printed i... Read More »

What is a wooden baseball bat made of?

Hickory was a common wood for baseball bats in the sport's early days. The majority of modern-day baseball bats are manufactured using lumber from white ash trees harvested mainly in Pennsylvania a... Read More »