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But didn't we have fun? : an informal history of baseball's pioneer era, 1843-1870

Author: Peter Morris
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2008.
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The story of baseball in America begins not with the fabled Abner Doubleday but with a generation of mid-nineteenth-century Americans who moved from the countryside to the cities and brought a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morris, Peter, 1962-
But didn't we have fun?
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2008
(OCoLC)608554916
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Morris
ISBN: 9781566638494 1566638496 9781566637480 1566637481
OCLC Number: 145379660
Description: viii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Before the Knickerbockers --
The Knickerbockers' game becomes the New York game --
The New York game becomes America's game --
How the game was played --
Bats, balls, bases, and the playing field --
Customs and rituals --
Club life : the common threads that bound the players together, and the activities they shared --
Intercity competition and civic pride --
The Civil War : the end of an era, part one --
Competitiveness and professionalism, and what they wrought : the end of an era, part two --
The Cincinnati Base Ball Club and the Red Stockings --
Looking backward --
Moving forward : "muffin" ballplayers start a new tradition --
Appendix one. The Doubleday myth --
Appendix two. The Knickerbockers' original (1845) rules.
Responsibility: Peter Morris.
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I first heard about Peter Morris because he was one of America's preeminent Scrabble players. Now he has achieved an even greater distinction: one of America's preeminent baseball historians. But Read more...

 
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