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Comparison of baseball and cricket

Baseball and cricket are the best-known members of a family of related bat-and-ball games. Despite their similarities, the two sports also have many differences in play and in strategy. A comparison between baseball and cricket can be instructive to followers of either sport, since the similarities help to highlight nuances particular to each game.

Comparison of baseball and softball

A comparison of baseball and softball can be made as softball is directly descended from baseball. An observer of one game would find the other very similar, but there are several important rule differences. Fastpitch softball is more popular in competitive leagues, especially at the college and international tournament levels, while slow pitch is more popular in recreational leagues where the relative skill levels of different players may vary widely. The different rules of slowpitch can be viewed as maintaining a competitive balance for less skilled players by eliminating certain strateg ...

Basketball Champions League records and statistics

This page details statistics of the Basketball Champions League. Unless notified these statistics concern all seasons since inception of the Champions League in the 2016–17 season, including qualifying rounds of the Basketball Champions League as per "Competition facts"; all matches before regular season count as "qualifying matches".

Comparison of cue sports

Carom billiards and pocket billiards are two types of cue sports or billiards-family games, which as a general class are played with a stick called a cue which is used to strike billiard balls, moving them around a cloth-covered billiard table bounded by rubber cushions attached to the confining rails of the table. Carom or carambole billiards often simply called "billiards" in many varieties of non-British English is a type of billiards in which the table is bounded completely by cushions, and in which in most variants three balls are used. Pocket billiards, most commonly called "pool", i ...

Comparison of top chess players throughout history

This article presents a number of methodologies that have been suggested for the task of comparing the greatest chess players in history. Statistical methods offer objectivity but, while there is agreement on systems to rate the strengths of current players, there is disagreement on whether such techniques can be applied to players from different generations who never competed against each other.

EHF Champions League clubs performance comparison

The comparison of the performances of all of the clubs that participated in EHF Champions League is below. The qualification rounds were not taken into account.