Why is baseball popular in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan?

Baseball is very popular in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea but not other Asian countries. Why is that? If I had to guess, it’s probably because during early 20th century when baseball was the most dominant sport in America, Japan got caught up in it – at this time Japan was militarily the most dominant country in […]

Which professional sports team had the greatest era of unchallenged dominance?

New York Yankees (1921–1964) 20 World Series titles and 29 AL pennants in 44 years. Never has another professional sports team been so dominant. The Yankees won almost half of all the World Series titles during this 4 decade dominance. Legendary players such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle etc […]