WHAT’S THE MEANING?
MLB or Major League Baseball is a top level of professional baseball organization. It is the oldest among the 4 major sports leagues namely MLB, National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), and National Hockey League (NHL).
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that the longest professional baseball game in history lasted 8 hours and 25 minutes? This record-breaking game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and Rochester Red Wings from the Triple-A International League lasted for 33 innings. Pawtucket Red Sox won the game with a 3-2 standing at McCoy Stadium in Rhode Island in June of 1981. The said game was even suspended after 32 innings with the tied score of 2-2 on the original game date on April 19, 1981. The game was resumed on June 23, 1981, and finally ended over an 18-minute continuation.
This sport really has a unique game structure. In Baseball, it’s never a problem to run out of time making the game go on as long as there’s a winner and long games like this proves it. Another popular tradition associated with MLB is catching a home run ball at a game. One of the perks of watching games live involves lucky fans especially those who managed to catch a home run ball that holds an important record can keep the ball or even sell it. For those who don’t have time, you can catch baseball replays or replay games online. MLB streaming is also a great hassle-free option.