Because in "rounders" you had to hit the ball and nine people had to round the base in order to win the game. either that or because there are nine players on the field at a timeAnswerIn 1845, a man named Alexander Cartwright, who was a member of the New York Knickerbocker Club, came up with a standardized set of rules for the game. The rules included four bases set 90 feet apart in the shape of a diamond, nine man teams, nine inning games, three outs to end an inning, three strikes to make an out, and a 45 foot distance from pitcher to home plate, and many others. Some of these rules have been amended over the years, many have not.
There are 6 outs in an inning
There is a total of nine innings in a game of baseball. However, if the game is tied at the end of nine innings, then the game can go into extra innings.
"Nine Innings in a Baseball Game".
Nine Innings in a Baseball Game
The average length of a spring training baseball game is nine innings. Most baseball games do not go over nine innings regardless of a tie.
Yes. plural subject - nine innings plural verb - are
Baseball (and its predecessors) has had nine innings in a standard length game since 1845.
AAA teams play nine innings, just like the majors.
By scoring the most runs in nine innings
Baseball has had nine innings since about 1856.