Richard Hershberger

Richard Hershberger is a paralegal in Maryland. He has written numerous articles on early baseball, concentrating on its origins and its organizational history. He is a member of the SABR 19th Century and Origins committees

SABR BioProject biographies written by Richard Hershberger

  • Bill Parks
  • Tom Miller

SABR Games Project stories written by Richard Hershberger

  • September 29, 1880: Metropolitan club opens new Polo Grounds with a win
  • July 4, 1833: In the beginning, Olympics vs. Camden

SABR Journal Articles written by Richard Hershberger

  • Revisiting the Origin of the Infield Fly Rule
  • How Bases on Balls were Scored: 1864–1888
  • With a Deliberate Attempt to Deceive: Correcting a Quotation Misattributed to Charles Eliot, President of Harvard
  • Revisiting the Hines Triple Play
  • The Dropped Third Strike: The Life and Times of a Rule
  • The Creation of the Alexander Cartwright Myth
  • Did New York Steal the Championship of 1867 from Philadelphia?
  • Chicago’s Role in Early Professional Baseball
  • Abraham Lincoln, Ballplayer?

SABR Research Topics written by Richard Hershberger 

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SABR Research Articles written by Richard Hershberger 

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SABR Ballparks written by Richard Hershberger 

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