Difference between revisions of "Baseball"

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Trivia)
m (In the anime: replaced: SS011 → HS11, SS017 → HS17)
 
(30 intermediate revisions by 18 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
  +
[[File:Pokémon Base Stadium.png|thumb|250px|A Pokémon Base Stadium in the anime]]
 
'''Baseball''' is a popular sport in the [[Pokémon world]]. It is usually represented through episodes of the [[Pokémon anime]] that feature {{an|Casey}}, a big fan of baseball.
 
'''Baseball''' is a popular sport in the [[Pokémon world]]. It is usually represented through episodes of the [[Pokémon anime]] that feature {{an|Casey}}, a big fan of baseball.
   
  +
==In the anime==
  +
[[File:Oluolu.png|thumb|200px|[[Oluolu]], a famous Pokémon Base player]]
 
Three episodes have featured baseball as a major theme:
 
Three episodes have featured baseball as a major theme:
 
* The introduction of Casey in ''[[EP118|The Double Trouble Header]]'' contained many baseball references. Aside from the title itself, Team Rocket had a baseball-themed motto and the final confrontation took place on a baseball field.
 
* The introduction of Casey in ''[[EP118|The Double Trouble Header]]'' contained many baseball references. Aside from the title itself, Team Rocket had a baseball-themed motto and the final confrontation took place on a baseball field.
* In ''[[SS011|A Date with Delcatty]]'', [[Georgio]] wanted to go on a date with {{an|Misty}} to the Starmie-Electabuzz game.
+
* In ''[[HS11|A Date with Delcatty]]'', [[Georgio]] wanted to go on a date with {{an|Misty}} to the Starmie-Electabuzz game at the Cerulean Marine Stadium.
* Casey managed to help her team in ''[[SS017|Those Darn Electabuzz!]]'' by helping their star pitcher to regain his confidence.
+
* Casey managed to help her team in ''[[HS17|Those Darn Electabuzz!]]'' by helping their star pitcher regain his confidence.
   
 
Other episodes with Casey have had a more minor mention of baseball, usually through her singing the Electabuzz song.
 
Other episodes with Casey have had a more minor mention of baseball, usually through her singing the Electabuzz song.
Line 10: Line 13:
 
A baseball player was also featured in ''[[EP062|Clefairy Tales]]'', claiming that he cannot hit a home run since his lucky bat was stolen, though he later gained it back at the end of the episode.
 
A baseball player was also featured in ''[[EP062|Clefairy Tales]]'', claiming that he cannot hit a home run since his lucky bat was stolen, though he later gained it back at the end of the episode.
   
==Teams==
+
{{an|Brock}} used baseball as a theme when he competed in the [[Gardenia Town]] [[Pokémon Contest]] in ''[[AG167|What I Did for Love!]]''. During the [[Appeal|Performance Stage]], he pitched baseballs to his {{TP|Brock|Bonsly}}, who caught and juggled them. His performance impressed the [[Contest Judge]]s enough for them to secure him a place in the [[Contest Battle|Battle Stage]].
  +
  +
In the [[Alola]] [[region]], '''Pokémon Base''' (Japanese: '''ポケベース''' ''Pokébase'') is a popular recreation which consists of [[human]]s and {{OBP|Pokémon|species}} playing a baseball game together. It was introduced in ''[[SM028|Pulling Out the Pokémon Base Pepper!]]'', in which {{Ash}}, {{ashcl}}, and {{TRT}} competed in a friendly match at the [[Pokémon School]]. [[Oluolu]] is said to be a very famous player.
  +
  +
===Known teams===
 
To include the spirit of Pokémon, the teams are all named after a particular species:
 
To include the spirit of Pokémon, the teams are all named after a particular species:
 
* The {{p|Electabuzz}}: Casey's favorite team. Their star pitcher is [[Corey Demario]].
 
* The {{p|Electabuzz}}: Casey's favorite team. Their star pitcher is [[Corey Demario]].
Line 17: Line 20:
   
 
==In the games==
 
==In the games==
In {{game|Black and White|s}}, in [[Castelia City]]'s Big Stadium there is the {{tc|Infielder}} Trainer class, who are baseball players.
+
[[File:Spr B2W2 Infielder.png|thumb|Infielder sprite from {{game|Black and White|s|Black 2 and White 2|2}}]]
  +
In {{game|Black and White|s|Pokémon Black, White}}, {{game|Black and White|s|Black 2, and White 2|2}}, [[Nimbasa City]]'s [[Big Stadium and Small Court|Big Stadium]] has a baseball field inside of it on every [[Days of the week|Sunday, Monday, and Thursday]]. There is also the {{tc|Infielder}} {{DL|Pokémon Trainer|Trainer class}}, who are baseball players, and can be battled on Big Stadium whenever the baseball field is present.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* The inclusion of baseball in Pokémon, where the focus is on [[Pokémon battle]]s, is likely due to its high popularity in Japan. During the baseball season, it is common for there to be weeks where no new episode of Pokémon airs due to [[TV Tokyo]] choosing to broadcast the game instead.
+
* The inclusion of baseball in Pokémon is likely due to its high popularity in Japan. During the baseball season, it is common for there to be weeks where no new episodes of Pokémon air due to [[TV Tokyo]] choosing to broadcast the game instead.
* {{an|Brock}} used baseball as a theme when he made an appeal with his {{TP|Brock|Bonsly|Sudowoodo}} in the Contest in ''[[AG167|What I Did for Love]]''. He pitched baseballs to Bonsly, who caught and juggled them.
+
  +
==See also==
  +
* [[Pokémon Baccer World Cup]]
  +
  +
==In other languages==
  +
''Pokémon Base''
  +
{{langtable|color=90BDDC|bordercolor=F1912B
  +
|da=Pokémon Base<br>Pokébase{{tt|*|Pokémon TV}}
  +
|nl=Pokéhonk
  +
|fi=Poképesis
  +
|fr=Pokémon Baseboll<br>Pokébase{{tt|*|Pokémon TV}}
  +
|de=Pokémon-Base
  +
|it=Baseball Pokémon
  +
|no=Pokémon Base<br>Pokébase{{tt|*|Pokémon TV}}
  +
|pl=Pokémon Baseball
  +
|pt_br=Pokémon Beisebol
  +
|pt_eu=
  +
|ru=
  +
|es=Beísbol Pokémon
  +
|sv=Pokémon Baseboll
  +
}}
  +
  +
==External links==
  +
* {{wp|Baseball|Article on Wikipedia}}
  +
  +
{{-}}
  +
{{Project Anime notice|no}}
  +
[[Category:Sports]]
   
[[Category:Pokémon world]]
+
[[it:Baseball]]
  +
[[zh:棒球]]

Latest revision as of 03:41, 19 October 2019

A Pokémon Base Stadium in the anime

Baseball is a popular sport in the Pokémon world. It is usually represented through episodes of the Pokémon anime that feature Casey, a big fan of baseball.

In the anime

Oluolu, a famous Pokémon Base player

Three episodes have featured baseball as a major theme:

  • The introduction of Casey in The Double Trouble Header contained many baseball references. Aside from the title itself, Team Rocket had a baseball-themed motto and the final confrontation took place on a baseball field.
  • In A Date with Delcatty, Georgio wanted to go on a date with Misty to the Starmie-Electabuzz game at the Cerulean Marine Stadium.
  • Casey managed to help her team in Those Darn Electabuzz! by helping their star pitcher regain his confidence.

Other episodes with Casey have had a more minor mention of baseball, usually through her singing the Electabuzz song.

A baseball player was also featured in Clefairy Tales, claiming that he cannot hit a home run since his lucky bat was stolen, though he later gained it back at the end of the episode.

Brock used baseball as a theme when he competed in the Gardenia Town Pokémon Contest in What I Did for Love!. During the Performance Stage, he pitched baseballs to his Bonsly, who caught and juggled them. His performance impressed the Contest Judges enough for them to secure him a place in the Battle Stage.

In the Alola region, Pokémon Base (Japanese: ポケベース Pokébase) is a popular recreation which consists of humans and Pokémon playing a baseball game together. It was introduced in Pulling Out the Pokémon Base Pepper!, in which Ash, his classmates, and Team Rocket competed in a friendly match at the Pokémon School. Oluolu is said to be a very famous player.

Known teams

To include the spirit of Pokémon, the teams are all named after a particular species:

In the games

Infielder sprite from Black 2 and White 2

In Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2, Nimbasa City's Big Stadium has a baseball field inside of it on every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday. There is also the Infielder Trainer class, who are baseball players, and can be battled on Big Stadium whenever the baseball field is present.

Trivia

  • The inclusion of baseball in Pokémon is likely due to its high popularity in Japan. During the baseball season, it is common for there to be weeks where no new episodes of Pokémon air due to TV Tokyo choosing to broadcast the game instead.

See also

In other languages

Pokémon Base

Language Title
Denmark Flag.png Danish Pokémon Base
Pokébase*
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Pokéhonk
Finland Flag.png Finnish Poképesis
France Flag.png French Pokémon Baseboll
Pokébase*
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon-Base
Italy Flag.png Italian Baseball Pokémon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Pokémon Base
Pokébase*
Poland Flag.png Polish Pokémon Baseball
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Pokémon Beisebol
Spain Flag.png Spanish Beísbol Pokémon
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Pokémon Baseboll

External links


Project Anime logo.png This article is part of Project Anime, a Bulbapedia project that covers all aspects of the Pokémon anime.