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Baseball has seen many changes over its history. The rules are in a constant state of flux, as are team strategies. The ball itself is now covered with cowhide, not horsehide as in earlier times. Even the history of the game has changed. It is now generally agreed that Abner Doubleday, a Civil War general, didn't invent baseball, in spite of a legend to the contrary. This myth was started in an effort to prove that baseball originated in the United States.
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