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The earliest known reference to Baseball is in a 1744 British publication, A Little Pretty Pocket-Book, by John Newbery

The earliest game of Basket ball occured In early December 1891. When Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian-born physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men's Christian Association Training School Nailed some peach baskets to the walls of his gym.

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Organized baseball has been around since the late 1860s. Basketball was created by Dr. James Naismith in 1891.

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