The Aruba national baseball team is the national baseball team of Aruba. The team represents Aruba in international competitions.
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In the MLB (Major League Baseball) there are 30 baseball teams. Each team is placed in a specific league. There are 2 different leagues, the American League which consist of 15 teams and the National League contains 15 teams.
The American League teams are:
Boston Red Sox New York Yankees Baltimore Oriels Los Angeles of Anaheim Chicago White Sox Oakland Athletics Cleveland Indians Texas Rangers Tampa Bay Rays Minnesota Twins Toronto Blue Jays (Canada) Kansas City Royals Detroit Tigers Houston Astros
The National League teams are:
New York Mets St. Louis Cardinals Los Angeles Dodgers Atlanta Braves Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds Miami Marlins Philadelphia Phillies San Fransisco Giants Arizona Diamoundbacks Washington Nationals San Diego Padres Pittsburgh Pirates Colorado Rockies Milwaukee Brewers
Each of the following 15 teams battle out in there conference to pick an overall winner of there league to decide who plays in the world series. The world series is a battle between both winners or the American and National League. The world series is known as one of the biggest, most important, most watched sporting events of the entire year.
Famous quotes containing the words team, baseball and/or national:
“giving a nod, up the chimney he rose.
He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle,
And away they all flew like the down of a thistle,
But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight,
Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night.”
—Clement Clarke Moore (17791863)
“How, in one short century, has this ersatz sport so strangled the consciousness of the country in the grip of its flabby tentacles that the mention of womens baseball gets no reaction other than blank amazement?”
—Darlene Mehrer, As quoted in Women in Baseball. Ch. 6, by Gai Ingham Berlage (1994)
“It is not unkind to say, from the standpoint of scenery alone, that if many, and indeed most, of our American national parks were to be set down on the continent of Europe thousands of Americans would journey all the way across the ocean in order to see their beauties.”
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (18821945)