What better way to celebrate than with a couple of comic books.
What do comics have to do with baseball?
Well, here's a few Strange Sports Stories involving baseball from a five issue run in Brave and the Bold, just before the title moved from super-hero premieres to super-hero team-ups.
Challenge Of The Headless Baseball Team
It was invading aliens from another dimension that fielded a team to go against Lefty Clark and the Jets.
Gorilla Wonders Of The Diamond
John Emerson has to stop the apes from reducing humans to mindless beasts.