Why Is Baseball Famous?

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Between the National League and the emergence of the American League, baseball 's growing popularity helped introduce some of the game 's first stars, names that live on in baseball lore. When Hulbert formed the National League by poaching other players, one of those players was Cap Anson, still third on baseball 's all time Runs Batted In (RBI) list. One of the star pitchers in the first "World 's Series" in 1903 was a man named Denton True Young, though his nickname, "Cy," is more commonly known to fans today. Baseball 's all-time leader in wins, losses, games started, innings pitched and complete games has the annual award given to the best pitcher in each league named for him, the Cy Young award. It 's important to note, however, that when
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