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Romance of the Bat - Baseball's Relation to Romanticism

Summary: Baseball, and its relation to Romanticism.
People generally don't classify baseball as being romantic, mainly because we view the word in a different way. First, we must show what romanticism is in a nut shell. Beginning in Germany and England in the 1770s, by the 1820s it had swept through Europe. Romanticism traveled quickly to the Western Hemisphere, and in its musical form has triumphed around the globe. The most popular orchestral music in the world is that of the romantic era. Romanticism stressed strong emotion, imagination, freedom from classical correctness in art forms, and rebellion against social conventions.

The game of baseball was most likely invented by a man named Alexander Cartwright. In 1845 he was looking for some recreational activity to do with his friends. They began to play a version of rounders but added some new rules. He made the bases each ninety feet apart and placed them in a diamond formation...

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