The order have created all major sports in order to keep the masses entertained and there is no special reason for any of them to exist except that they maintain the working classes attention. The reason why baseball, basketball, football and all other major sports exist is that they are the circus of the modern world and they make it much easier for people to endure their worker bee lifestyles.
The order did create baseball before most of the other sports and it continues to be one of the most popular ways for people all over the world to pass their free time. Hopefully it will continue to be a favorite of the masses and the order has the same hopes for all other major sporting events. The latest one that seems to be getting more and more popular is MMA. It resembles ancient roman entertainment much more.