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A baseball game is interrupted by the materialisation of the Sixth Doctor's TARDIS on the field. (COMIC: Time Bomb)

Baseball was a sport from Earth, played with a baseball and a baseball bat. An alternate, and presumably British, name for the sport was rounders — at least according to Izzy Sinclair. (COMIC: Wormwood)

The Sixth Doctor and Frobisher attempted to use the TARDIS to sneak into the Dodgers' baseball stadium in 20th century New York City without paying, in order to pick up Peri Brown. The Doctor got the coordinates wrong, and the TARDIS materialised in the middle of the baseball field instead. (COMIC: Time Bomb)

Jerome Weismuller, a CIA agent working in Wales in 1959, wore a baseball cap and jacket with the logo of the New York Yankees. (TV: Delta and the Bannermen)

The Seventh Doctor once proclaimed himself fond of baseball and recalled the time he watched Babe Ruth play in a 1926 game where he hit three home runs. Despite witnessing this feat, the Doctor considered Joshua Gibson the best baseball player he ever saw play. The Doctor saw Gibson while he played for the Negro League baseball team the Pittsburgh Crawfords many times. Tyrus Cobb and Hack Wilson were two other professional baseball players. (PROSE: Illegal Alien)

In 2008, the Blackwood Falls carnival was set up on the town's baseball field. (PROSE: Forever Autumn)

According to Fitz Kreiner, Hannaw Applin was attractive enough that she could have sold tickets and filled up the entire Wrigley baseball field with men who were interested in her. (PROSE: Frontier Worlds)

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  1. 1926 World Series Game 4, New York Yankees at St. Louis Cardinals, October 6, 1926. Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on 10 June 2019. Retrieved on 10 June 2019.