Basketball Vs Baseball Essay

Submitted By Michael-Burley Jr.
Words: 312
Pages: 2

Playing Basketball and Playing Baseball

Have you ever wondered if basketball and baseball where alike, and how they were different. Well today is your lucky day because I’m going to tell you how they are similar and how they are different, but let’s start off with some history of the two first. Baseball is known as America’s pastime it can be traced all the way back to as far as the 18th century over the year’s baseball became more popular and people wanted to play the game more. Basketball can be traced back to the 19th century where kids would shoot balls into a basket. Now I’m going to tell you how the two sports are Different.

Baseball is a sport where you have 9 players basketball you only have 5 players playing all at once. Basketball, you shoot a ball through the hoop to score. In baseball, you have to hit the ball and then run around the bases to score. In baseball the balls are smaller and in basketball the balls are bigger. In Basketball the ball is bounced in baseball the ball is hit and thrown. The object and rules of the two the games are different. The players are taller in basketball, baseball stadiums are bigger than basketball courts, and basketball is indoors and baseball is most of the time outdoors. Now I’m going to tell you how these two sports are the same.

Basketball and baseball are similar in many ways. They both wear uniforms, both use balls and both have officials. They both play in stadiums with thousands of fans. They both cause you