Baseball View of a baseball field. Baseball (baseball English) is a sport played between two teams of 9 players each. It is considered one of the most popular sports in the U.S., Japan (Asian champion and twice world champion), Canada, South Korea (Olympic Champion), Taiwan, Cuba (Pan American champion), Australia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Holland (European champion), Dominican Republic, Colombia, Italy and Venezuela. The countries of the sport powers are concentrated in the Americas (North, Central, Caribbean and Venezuela, located in the South) and Asia, where European and African continents laggards, although Europe has two good examples such as Holland and Italy and in Africa only include the selection of South Africa with some good talent.It is played on a large grass field (except the area where the offensive players to reach the bases are located at the corners of the square area called the diamond, and note line called the corridor and the area of the pitcher where the field is a mound of earth). The object is to hit a ball with a bat (batting), moving it across the field and run across the earth’s internal field (infield) for achieving the highest possible number of bases to give back to the base from where it hit (home) and achieve the so called scoring run, while defensive players seek to eliminate the batted ball player who hit the ball or other runners, before these come first to any of the bases and get career scoring (see Rules for details of the game). The team that scores the most runs after nine (9) episodes, called the meeting lasting innings, is what wins.If at the end of nine innings scores level persists regular racing, the game runs as necessary for there to be a winner, according to the rules of the game there is a tie, which is permitted only in amateur leagues and childish to limit the wear on the players. A typical baseball. Unlike other sports that are played with balls, like soccer, which is also known as football or basketball, also known as basketball, although “baseball” could be translated into Spanish, the habit of using root as English, might give the impression of a strange name phonetically: the translation should be pelotabase or bolabase, although in some Hispanic countries is usually called colloquially as the ball game or just ball. On the other hand, one of the distinguishing features of other baseball team sports is that in this defense is the one with the ball.