When and where were the Texas Rangers founded and what was their original name?
Trivia Question Answer
The Texas Rangers were founded in Washington DC in 1961 as the Washington Senators. They moved to Texas and became the Rangers in 1972.
How is earned run average (ERA) calculated for professional baseball?
The equation for ERA is quite simple:
ERA = (Earned Runs/Innings Pitched) x 9
For those parents out there who may wish to do the calculation for their little leaguers where games are typically 7 innings in length the equation would be modified to: ERA = (Earned Runs/Innings Pitched) x 7