Sammy Sosa was the first batter to hit a home run against every Major league team
I think it was Willie Mays.
He was against racism, and was the first African Amerian to play in the M.L.B. (Major League Baseball.)
No, it is called a 'hit by pitch' and shows up in the box score as HBP.It is similar to a walk in that the batter is awarded first base.
The first base is on a diagonal line from the right side of the batter's box. In Major League Baseball, the distance from home plate to first base is 90 feet.
The first major league in baseball was the National Association whose first year was 1871.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American major league Baseball player. He was discriminated against by other players, and even his own teammates resented him.
The motto of Futures Collegiate Baseball League is 'Who will be the first?'.
That was infielder Joe Harrington of the Boston Beaneaters against the St. Louis Browns on September 10, 1895.
The first home run in major league baseball history was hit by Ezra Sutton of the Cleveland Forest Citys in the 4th inningof a game against the Chicago White Stockings on May 8, 1871.
When a) the first batter takes his place in the batter's box, b) the defensive team takes their positions on the field, c) the pitcher takes his place on the mound, and d) the umpire calls "Play Ball."