Want to give it a spin? Anyway. Happy almost Independence Day! WATCH: This 7-year-old girl used her bionic hand to pitch at the World Series. I won’t spoil it for you, but just know that when you see a red hat, trouble’s coming. It’s as easy as that. We're using cookies to improve your experience. The idea is simple: wait for the pitch, time your swing, get points as your ketchups and burgers and whatnot (all the characters are July 4th BBQ staples) round the bases. And, for even further fun, here's a collection of initial character sketches shared by Google. This is a game built for you the cricket fan! Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for. Though it’ll probably only live on Google’s homepage for a day or two, it’s a full-fledged (and, well, pretty addictive) baseball game, complete with sound, cutesie animated characters and more. For a simple game, you can get addicted and pretty invested in it. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe. For the Fourth of July, Google wants you to play with your food. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. But it’s fun! Today’s video game happens to be a Google Doodle baseball game where your opponents are peanuts, your entire team is made of food, and, whoops, I just cussed out a pie. Hit curveballs and fastballs, but dodge the paint bombs, in a fast, fun batting game. Is it earth-shattering? In honor of July Fourth, there’s a new Google Doodle where you simply click to swing the bat as a peanut slings a baseball at you. Rinse and repeat until you’ve struck out three times. Every cricket lover can now have the most lightweight mobile cricket game at the palm of their hands! Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more. Your team rotates from classic American foods like burgers and hot dogs to celery and... cherries? Follow the on-screen instructions and, well, play ball against a team of peanuts while trying not to get too hungry. Occasionally, you also get left-handed players like lettuce and lemonade. FEATURES • Easy to play baseball fun • Retro style blocky graphics • Collectable characters • Different fields & weather effects • Compete with friends Grab your blocky bat and step up to the plate, we’re gonna play some baseball. Better Business Bureau Accredited Business. newsletter. Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more. At first, throws will come straight at you; within a few tosses, though, they’ll be curving, spinning wildly and disappearing mid-flight. Play baseball with your food in a new July Fourth Google Doodle, You can save up to $15 on the Apple Watch Series 6 or SE at Amazon, Microsoft Flight Simulator is $15 off at Best Buy, A good deal if you don’t want to be tied down to Game Pass on PC, Sign up for the If you're going to while away the holiday on your phone, you might as well be smacking homers with a sirloin steak. Three games in a row, I always got my third strike with pie, but maybe you’ll have better luck than me.