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Sasakawa Sports Foundation: Baseball drops to fifth place as a sport kids “often” play

by on Mar.27, 2012 @ 10:25 pm, under Other

Sasakawa Sports Foundation (SSF) issued a press release on the sports kids have been playing and found that baseball dropped from third (in 2005 and 2009) to fifth (15.3%) for kids between ten and nineteen.

The top three sports were soccer (23.7%), basketball (21.2%), and jogging/running (17.0%).  Swimming came in fourth.

SSF's full research can be found in their 2012 SSF National Sports Life Survey of Young People [Amazon].