Seymour Medal Conference 2005 – How Knickerbocker Baseball Became America

In August, 1855, less than a decade after the Knickerbocker rules had revealed its version of baseball as a distinctively American sport for adults, the minutes of the Knickerbocker Club referred to it as “the national game.” But this appelation rarely

In August, 1855, less than a decade after the Knickerbocker rules had revealed its version of baseball as a distinctively American sport for adults, the minutes of the Knickerbocker Club referred to it as “the national game.” But this appelation rarely



Originally published: June 1, 2005. Last Updated: June 1, 2005.

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