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Alexander Cartwright : the life behind the baseball legend

Author: Monica Nucciarone
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr. (1820-92) was present during the organization of the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York in the mid-1800s. That much is certain. Since that time, and especially with his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1938, Cartwright has been celebrated as the founder of our national pastime, much like Abner Doubleday. As with Doubleday, Cartwright's claim to fame has caused all sorts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nucciarone, Monica.
Alexander Cartwright.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008050109
(OCoLC)268789911
Named Person: Alexander Joy Cartwright; Alexander Joy Cartwright
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Nucciarone
ISBN: 9780803224605 0803224605
OCLC Number: 440817215
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 267 pages, [22] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Baseball Diamond at Madison Square; Part I: A Legendary Life; 1. Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr. and Nineteenth-Century New York; 2. The Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York; 3. The Rush for Gold; 4. The Allure of Paradise; 5. An American in Kamehameha's Kingdom; 6. America's National Pastime in Hawaii; 7. Cartwright and the Monarchy in the 1860s and 1870s; 8. Annexation and the Hawaiian League; 9. Spalding Comes to Hawaii; 10. The Death of Cartwright, a King, and a Kingdom.
Responsibility: Monica Nucciarone ; foreword by John Thorn.

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Alexander Joy Cartwright Jr (1820-92) was present during the organization of the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York in the mid-1800s. Since that time, Cartwright has been celebrated as the  Read more...

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