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A listing of 321 available sources collected in the Buzz McCray Library at Protoball. (We don't lend them out, but we can usually inspect them on behalf of researchers and writers.)


Adams, Roger (unpublished) Nestor of Ball Players. (This is a facsimile of an 8- page, typed account to the baseball life of Doc Adams written by his son in 1939, held in the Chadwick scrapbooks, and supplied to Protoball 12/29/2009 by Bill Ryczek.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Adelman, M. A. (1986) A Sporting Time: New York City and the Rise of Modern Athletics, 1820-1870. University of Illinois Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Alexander, C. (1991) Our Game: An American Baseball History. Henry Holt.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Altherr, T. L. (2008) "Chucking the Old Apple: Recent Discoveries of Pre-1840 North American Ball Games." Base Ball. 2(1): 29-43.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Altherr, Thomas (2011) "1850 -- Southern Ball-Games." Base Ball. 5(1): 103 - 105.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Altherr, Thomas (2009) "Base is Not Always Baseball: Prisoner's Base from the 13th to 20th Centuries." Base Ball. 3(1): 67-79.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Altherr, Thomas (2011) "1841 -- Barn Ball." Base Ball. 5(1): 85 - 88.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Alvarez, M. (1990) The Old Ball Game. Redefinition.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Anderson, W. (1992) Was Baseball Really Invented in Maine?. Portland, ME, Anderson & Sons Pub Co.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Anon (1984) Cricket: History of the Game, Equipment, .... St. Peters, Australia, Gregory's Publishing Company.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Anon (2009) History of Baseball in Portland OR. (An East Portland club that formed in May 1866 was the first club in the Pacific NW. The narrative then skips to the first pro team in 1883.)
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Anon. (1912) "Who Started Baseball? A Word on the Origins of the National Game." Baseball. 8: 71-72.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Anon. (1937) The MCC 1787 - 1937. London, The Times Publishing Company.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Anon. (1889) Origin of the National Game of Baseball. Mercury Sporting Guide for 1889 Containing the History and Records of Baseball. 1-5.
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Arcidiacono, David (2010) Major League Baseball in Gilded Age Connecticut. Jefferson NC, McFarland: 260. (About 4 pages -- 18 through 21 -- appear to cover the period from the first clubs (1858) to the Civil War.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ardolina, Frank (2002) "Missionaries, Cartwright, and Spalding: The Development of Baseball in Nineteenth Century Hawaii." NINE. 10(2): 27-45.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Arlott, J. a. T., F. (1977) Arlott and Trueman on Cricket. London, British Broadcasting Company.
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Astifan, P. (1990) "Baseball in the 19th Century." Rochester History. 52(3): 2-23.
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Astifan, Priscilla (2011) "1825 -- Thurlow Weed and the Growth of Baseball in Rochester, New York." Base Ball. 5(1): 65 - 68.
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Astifan, Priscilla and Larry McCray (2008) ""Old Fashioned Base Ball" in Western New York, 1825-1860." Base Ball. 2(2): 26-34.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Atkinson, F. (1963) "'Knur and Spell' and Allied Games." Folk Life. 1: 43-65.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Bailey, Bob (1999) Chapter 1: Beginnings. From Amateur Teams of Disgrace in the National League. unpublished: 15. (Pages 1-8 of this chapter cover ballplaying prior to the founding of Louisville National League in 1876.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Baker, W. J. (1982) Sports in the Western World. Totowa, NJ, Rowman and Littlefield.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Bartlett, A. (1951) Baseball and Mr. Spalding: The History and Romance of Baseball. Farrar, Straus and Young.
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Barty-King, H. (1979) Quilt Winders and Pod Shavers; the History of Cricket Bat and Ball Manufacture. London, Macdonald and James.
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Benson, M. (1989) Ballparks of North America: 1845 to Present. McFarland.
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Berenbak, Adam (2014) "Henderson, Cartwright, and the 1953 US Congress." The Baseball Research Journal. 43(2 (Fall 2014)): SABR: 34-35. (This short article traces the idea that Robert Henderson was officially commended by Congress as showing that Alexander Cartwright, not Abner Doubleday, invented baseball. The author reports that no such commendation can be found.)
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Birley, D. (1999) A Social History of English Cricket. Aurum Press.
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Blaine, D. P. (1840) An Encyclopedia of Rural Sports. London, A. Stottswoods.
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Block, D. (2005) Baseball Before We Knew It: A Search for the Roots of the Game. University of Nebraska Press.
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Block, D. (2008) "A Peek into the Pocket-Book." Base Ball. 2(1): 17-28.
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Block, David (2011) "1744 -- John Newbery Publishes 'A Little Pretty Pocket Book,' and with it Our First Glimpse of English Baseball." Base Ball. 5(1): 32 - 37.
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Block, David (2011) "1609: Polish Workers Play Ball at Jamestown, Virginia: An Early Hint of Europe's Influence On Base Ball." Base Ball. 5(1): 5 - 9.
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Block, David (2011) "1796 -- German Book Describes Das Englisch Base-ball: But Was It Baseball or Rounders?." Base Ball. 5(1): 50 - 54.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Block, David (2011) "1609 -- Polish Workers Play Ball at Jamestown, Virginia: An Early Hint of Europe's Influence On Base Ball." Base Ball. 5(1): 5 - 9.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Blofield, H. (2001) Cricket and All That; An Irreverent History. Coronet.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Bohn, Terry (2014) ""Many Exciting Chases After the Ball: 19th Century Base Ball in Bismarck, Dakota Territory"." The Baseball Research Journal. 43(1): 48-53.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Bouchier, N. B. (2003) Baseball, Boosters, and the Amateur Not-for-Profit Approach to Community Sport. For the Love of the Game: Amateur Sport in Small-Town. Ontario, McGill-Queens University Press: 100.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Bouchier, N. B., and R. K. Barney (1988) "A Critical Examination of a Source on Early Ontario Baseball: The Reminiscence of Adam E. Ford." Journal of Sport History. 15(1): 75-90.
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Bowen, R. (1970) Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development throughout the World. Eyre and Spottiswoode.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Bowman, J. S., and Joel Zoss (2004) Diamonds in the Rough: The Untold History of Baseball. University of Nebraska Press.
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Bowman, J. S., and Joel Zoss (1986) The Pictorial History of Baseball. New York, Gallery Books.
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Brasch, R. (1970) How Did Sports Begin? A Look at the Origins of Man at Play. New York, David McKay Company.
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Brayshaw, I. (1985) The ABC of Cricket: The History, The Laws, a Glossary of Terms. Sydney, Australian Broadcasting Company.
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Bready, J. (1998) Baseball in Baltimore: The First 100 Years. Johns Hopkins University Press: 230. (Chapter 1, "The Beginnings," pages 3 - 14, covers the first clubs and the 1860s.)
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Brewster, P. G. (1947) "Games and Sports in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century British Literature." Western Folklore. 6(2): 143-156.
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Brooke, R., and Peter Matthews (1988) Guiness Cricket Firsts. Guiness Books.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Brookes, C. (1978) English Cricket: The Game and its Players Through the Ages. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
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Brown, Randall (2011) "1837 -- William Wheaton and the Evolution of the New York Game." Base Ball. 5(1): 81 - 84.
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Bryan Curtis (2013) The Baseball Archaeologist. In Search of Baseball's Holy Grail: How One Man is Re-writing the History of the Game -- One Diary at a Time. Grantland (ESPN Internet Ventures). (Published September 18, 2013.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Burk, R. F. (1994) Never Just a Game: Players, Owners, and American Baseball to 1920. University of North Carolina Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Burnett, J. (2000) Riot, Revelry and Rout: Sport in Lowland Scotland Before 1860. East Linton, Scotland, Tuckwell Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Butler, S. H. (1946) A Concise History of Cricket. Cricket Book Society.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Camp, W. (1889) "Base-Ball for the Spectator." The Century. 38: 831-838.
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Cardus, N. (1930) Cricket (Book). London, Longmans Green and Co.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Casey, H. J. (1912) "The History of Baseball: The Spectacular Career of America’s Foremost Game." Baseball Magazine. 8: 21 ff.
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Casway, J. (1992) "At The Old Ball Game." Temple Review.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Casway, J. (2007) "Octavius Catto and the Pythians of Philadelphia." Pennsylvania Legacies. 7(1): 5-9.
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Chadwick, A. (1995) Illustrated History of Baseball. Chartwell Books.
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Chadwick, H. (1867) "The Ancient History of Base Ball." Ball Player’s Chronicle: 4.
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Chadwick, H. (1868) “Balls Days” in the Year AD 1858. The Game of Base Ball. Columbia, SC, Camden House: 178-181.
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Charlton, J. (1991) The Baseball Chronology. MacMillan.
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Christiano, Gregory (2013) "Baseball in the Bronx, Before the Yankees." The Bronx Clunty Historical Journal. 50(Spring/Fall 2013): 16-31.
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Church, S. R. (1902) Base Ball, 1845-1871. San Francisco. (Reprinted by Pyne Press, Princeton, 1974)
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Clark, J. (2003) A History of Australian Baseball: Time and Game. Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press.
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Crane, S. (1997) The Men Who Invented Shortstop. The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball. Galahad Books, New York: 447-452. (originally published in 1985 or 1987)
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Culin, S. (1891) "Street Games of Boys in Brooklyn." Journal of American Folklore. 4: 231-233.
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Cummings, C. (1997) How I Pitched the First Curve. The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball. New York, Galahad Books: 468-470. (first published in 1985 or 1987. J. Thorn, editor)
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Cvornyek, R. L. (2003) Baseball in Newark: Images of Baseball. Arcadia.
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Danzig, A., and Joe Reichler (1959) Baseball: Its Great Players, Teams, and Managers. Prentice-Hall.
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DeClerico, J. M., and Barry J. Pavelec (1991) The Jersey Game: The History of Modern Baseball from Its Birth to the Big Leagues in the Garden State. Rutgers University Press. (Chapters 1 and 2, pages 1-39, cover the pre-professional era in NJ)
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Devine, C. (2003) Harry Wright: The Father of Professional Baseball. McFarland.
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Dewey, D. (2004) The Tenth Man: The Fan in Baseball History. New York, Carroll and Graf.
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Dick, Ed. (1864) The American Boys Book of Sports and Games: A Practical Guide to Indoor and Outdoor Amusements. Dick and Fitzgerald. (reprinted by Lyons Press, 2000)
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Dizikes, J. (1981) Sportsmen and Gamesmen: From the Years that Shaped American Ideas About Winning and Losing and How to Play the Game. Houghton Mifflin.
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Dulles, F. R. (1940) America Learns to Play: A History of Popular Recreation 1607-1940. New York, Appleton-Century.
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Dunning, E., and Kenneth Sheard (1979) Barbarians, Gentlemen, and Players. Oxford, Martin Robinson.
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Durso, J. (1986) Baseball and the American Dream. The Sporting News.
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Dyte, David (2011) "1845 -- Baseball in Brooklyn, 1845 - 1870: The Best There Was." Base Ball. 5(1): 98 - 102.
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Egan, J. (1987) The Story of Cricket in Australia. Crows Nest, NSW, Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
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Egan, J. M. (2008) Base Ball on the Western reserve: The Early Game in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, Year by Year and Town by Town, 1865-1900. Jefferson, NC, McFarland. (The first 50 pages include ballplaying befor3 1870, including game summaries from a number of places in NE Ohio.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ellard, H. (2004) Baseball in Cincinnati: A History. McFarland: 199. (Originally published in 1908. Pages 17-92 cover the growth of base ball from 1860 to the formations of the Red Stockings in 1869.)
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Federal Writers' Project (Illinois) (1939) Baseball in Old Chicago. Chicago, A. C. McClurg. (Pages 1-9 supply the context for the rise of pro baseball in Chicago and the surrounding area.)
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Felber, Bill, editor (2013) Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the Nineteenth Century. Phoenix, AZ, SABR: 290. (Twenty-seven of SABR's 100 "Greatest Games" of the 1800s occurred before the first professional league appeared in 1871. Each game is described in an essay of 2 or 3 pages. Includes illustrations.)
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Fillmore, S. (1977) The Pleasure of the Game: The Story of Toronto Cricket, 1827-1977. Toronto, Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club. (Book is missing from shelf.)
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Fogel, H. S. (1921) Evolution of Baseball from 1833 Up to the Present Time. Philadelphia?, Daily Evening Telegraph.
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Freedman, Stephen (1978) "The Baseball Fad in Chicago, 1865-1870." Journal of Sport History. 5(2): 42-64. (This paper does not probe the earlier beginnings of Chicago baseball. It does report that as of 1860, Chicago had only 4 "private baseball clubs," despite its population of nearly 110,000.)
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Freyer, J., and Mark Rucker, Ed. (2005) Peverelly's National Game: Images of Baseball. Arcadia Publishing. (a reprinting of the chapter "The National Game," from Charles Peverelly's 1866 self-published book, American Pastimes)
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Frommer, H. (1988) Primitive Baseball: The First Quarter-Century of the National Pastime. Atheneum.
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Frommer, H. (1995) Big Apple Baseball: An Illustrated History from the Burroughs to the Ballparks. Dallas, Tavlor Publishing. (Book is missing from shelf.)
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Gale, F. (1871) Echoes from Old Cricket Fields. London, Simpkin, Marshall.
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Gelber, S. M. (1984) "'Their Hands Are All Out Playing:' Business and Amateur Baseball, 1845-1917." Journal of Sport History. 11(1): 5-27.
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Genovese, D. L. (2004) The Old Ball Ground: the Chronological History of Westfield Baseball. West Conshohocken, PA, Infinity Publishing.
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Gershman, M. (1993) Green Pastures (1845-1875). Diamonds: The Evolution of the Ballpark. Houghton Mifflin: 5-23.
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Goldstein, W. (1989) Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball. Cornell University Press. (paperback edition, 1991)
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Gomme, A. B. (1894) Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Volume 1. London, David Nutt.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Gomme, A. B. (1964) The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Volume 2. New York, Dover. (reprint -- original publication 1898)
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Gonzalez, C. (2007) "A New Perspective on Mexican Baseball Origins." Base Ball. 1(2): 64-72.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Gould, S. J. (1989) The Creation Myths of Cooperstown. Natural History. 14-24.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Goulstone, J. (2001) Hambledon: The Men and the Myths. Cambridge, England, Roger Heavens: 1-7.
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Gower, D. (2002) History of Cricket. Pellinore Productions. (DVD)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Green, B. (1988) A History of Cricket (Green). London, Barrie and Jenkins.
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Green, B., Ed. (1979) Wisden Anthology 1864 - 1900. Queen Anne Press.
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Green, S. (1982) Cricketing Bygones. Shire Publications.
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Green, S. (1988) "Some Cricket Records." Archives. 18(80): 187-198.
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Griffith, W. R. (1897) The Early History of Amateur Base Ball in the State of Maryland, 1858 -1871. John Cox.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Griffith, W. R. (1992) The Early History of Amateur Base Ball in the State of Maryland 87. Maryland Historical Magazine: 201-208. (Book is missing from shelf.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Guarinoni, H. (1610) The Horrors of the Devastation of the Human Race. Ingolstadt, Austria. (Orig: Greuel der Verwustung des Menschlichen Geschlechts.)
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Guschov, S. D. (1998) The Red Stockings of Cincinnati: Base Ball’s First All-Professional Team. McFarland.
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Guttman, A. (1978) From Ritual to Record: The Nature of Modern Sports. Columbia University Press.
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Guttman, A. (1988) A Whole New Ball Game: An Interpretation of American Sports. University of North Carolina Press.
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Guttman, A. (1994) Baseball. Games and Empire. Games and Empire: Modern Sports and Cultural Imperialism. Columbia University Press: 71-96.
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Hammond, W. (1952) Cricket’s Secret History. London, Stanley Paul & Co..
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Harris, Richard (2014) Newport Baseball History: America's Pastime in the City By the Sea. The History Press: 172. (Chapter 2, "Origins and Development," pages 34 - 50, cover the pre-professional era in RI and Newport.)
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Harris, Rick (2008) Rhode Island Baseball: the Early Years. History Press. (Pages 21-31 (most of chapters 1 and 2) address the amateur era in Rhode Island base ball)
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Harris, Rick (2008) Rhode Island Baseball: The Early Years. Book. History Press. (Most of the book's coverage of the Origins Era are in Chapter 1 ("Before Baseball"), pages 21-26, and Chapter 2 ("Notes on the Development of the National Pastime"), pages 27 - 37.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Hazlitt, W. C. (1905) Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and Popular Customs. London, Reeves and Turner.
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Helyar, J. (1994) Lords of the Realm: The Real History of Baseball. Villard Books.
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Henderson, R. W. (1939) "Baseball and Rounders." Bulletin of the New York Public Library. 43(4): 303-314.
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Henderson, R. W. (1977) Early American Sport: A Checklist of Books by American and Foreign Authors Published in America Prior to 1860. Rutherford, NJ, Fairleigh Dickenson University Press.
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Henderson, R. W. (1947) Ball, Bat, and Bishop: the Origin of Ball Games. New York, Rockport Press.
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Hershberger, R. (2007) "A Reconstruction of Philadelphia Town Ball." Base Ball. 1(2): 28-43.
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Hershberger, Richard (2013) "The Base Ball Convention of 1857." Base Ball. 7(Fall 2013): McFarland and Company: 28-44.
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Hershberger, Richard (2011) "1831 -- The Olympic Ball Club of Philadelphia." Base Ball. 5(1): 77-80.
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Hershberger, Richard (2011) "1821 -- New York Mansion Converted to Venue Suitable for Ballplaying." Base Ball. 5(1): 58 - 60.
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Hershberger, Richard (2014) "The Creation of the Alexander Cartwright Myth." The Baseball Research Journal. 43(1): SABR: 13-21.
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Hershberger. Richard (2014) ""The Creation of the Alexander Cartwright Myth"." Baseball Research Journal.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Hise, Beth (2011) "1862 -- American Cricket in the 1860s." Base Ball. 5(1): 143 - 148.
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Hise, Beth (2011) "1744 -- "How Is It, Umpire?" The 1744 Laws of Cricket and Their Influence on the Development of Baseball in America." Base Ball. 5(1): 25 - 31.
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Hole, C. (1949) English Sports and Pastimes. London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.
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Holliman, J. (1931) American Sports (1785-1835). Durhan, NC, Seeman Press. (republished by Porcupine Press, Philadelphia, 1975)
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Howorth, P. (1995) East Yorkshire Cricket 1778-1914. Driffield, Lowndes Publications.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Hulbert, J. (2007) "Fast Day: Boston's Original Opening Day." Base Ball. 1(1): 73-77.
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Humber, W. (1995) Diamonds in the North: A Concise History of Baseball in Canada. Oxford University Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Husman, J. R. (2004) Ohio's First Baseball Game. Played by Confederates and Taught to Yankees. 8.
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Irwin, W. (1945) "No, It Wasn't Doubleday!." Baseball Digest: 52-54.
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Ivor-Campbell, F. (2007) "Knickerbocker Base Ball: The Birth and Infancy of the Modern Game." Base Ball. 1(2): 55-66.
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Jarvie, G., ed. (2000) Sport, Scotland and the Scots. London, Tuckwell Press.
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Jensen, D. (2005) The Timeline History of Baseball. Palgrave Books.
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Jewell, B. (1977) Sports and Games: History and Origins. Tunbridge Wells, UK, Midas Books.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
KBB Club () Knickerbocker Score Books, Game Books, and Meeting Logs. (On microfilm from NYPL; SABR has a copy of the set as well as the Chadwick and Spalding and Wright scrapbooks and diaries.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Kirsch, G. B. (2003) Baseball in Blue and Gray. Princeton University Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Kirsch, G. B. (1989) The Creation of American Team Sports: Baseball and Cricket, 1838-1872. University of Illinois Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Kirsch, G. B. (1991) Massachusetts Baseball and Cricket, 1840-1870. Sports in Massachusetts: Historical Essays. Westfield, MA, Institute for Massachusetts Studies: 1-15. (R. Story, ed.)
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Kirsch, G. B., ed. (1992) Sports in North America: A Documentary History, Volume 3: The Rise of Modern Sports 1840-1860. Academic International Press.
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Kittel, Jeff (2010) Research Notes on Modern BB in Early IL. (About a dozen refs to baseball up to 1868)
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Knight, A. E. (1906) The Complete Cricketer. London, Methuen and Company.
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Knowles, R. G., and Richard Morton (1896) Baseball in America. Baseball: The "Oval" Series of Games. London, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd: 82 ff.
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Koppett, L. (1998) Concise History of Major League Baseball. Temple University Press: 1-14.
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Krout, J. A. (1929) Annals of American Sport. New Haven, Yale University Press.
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Leitner, I. A. (1972) Baseball: Diamond in the Rough. Criterion Books.
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Lester, J. A. (1951) A Century of Philadelphia Cricket. University of Pennsylvania Press.
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Levine, P. (1985) A. G. Spalding and the Rise of Baseball. Oxford University Press.
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Levine, P., Ed. (1989) Baseball History: An Annual of Original Baseball Research. Meckler Books.
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Levinson, D., and Karen Christopher, Ed. (1999) Encyclopedia of World Sport: From Ancient Times to the Present. Oxford University Press.
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Lewis, G. (1970) "The Beginning of Organized Collegiate Sport." American Quarterly. 22(2): 222-229.
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Lewis, Harry (2011) "1781 -- Protoball at Harvard: From Pastime to Contest." Base Ball. 5(1): 41 - 45.
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Lewis, T. (1987) Double Century: The Story of MCC and Cricket. Hodder and Stoughton.
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Liberman, N. (2003) Glove Affairs: The Romance, History and Tradition of the Baseball Glove. Chicago, Triumph.
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Lieb, F. G. (1950) The Baseball Story. G. P. Putnam’s.
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Light, J. F. (1997) Origins of Baseball. The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball. McFarland.
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Loeffler, R. (2006) Key Points in the Evolution of the Baseball from the Early 1800s to 1872. 8.
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Louden, G. A. (1939) Beginnings an d Development of the Game of Baseball. Cooperstown, self-published.
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Lovett, J. D. W. (1907) Old Boston Boys and the Games They Played. Boston, Riverside Press: Chapter XII, 125-132.
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Lusted, Andrew (2011) The Glynde Butterflies Stoolball Team, 1866-1887. Lewes, England.
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Lusted, Andrew (2013) Girls Just Wanted to Have Fun: Stoolball Reports in Local Newspapers, 1747 to 1866. Lewes, England.
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MacDougall, Hugh (2011) Abner Graves: The Man who Brought Baseball to Cooperstown. 44. (This paper was presented in various stages to the Fly Creek Historical Society (2010), and the Friends of the Cooperstown Library (2011).)
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Macfarlane, A. (2007) "The Knickerbockers; San Francisco's First Baseball Team?." Base Ball. 1(1): 7-21.
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Maigaard, P. (1941) "Battingball Games." Genus. 5.
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Manchester, H. (1991) Ball Games: 1800-1860. Four Centuries of Sport in America: 1490-1890. Lyon, Mississippi, Derrydale Press: 121-130.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Marks, V. (1989) Wisden Illustrated History of Cricket. W. H. Smith.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Martin-Jenkins, C. (1995) Cricket: A Way of Life. Marks and Spenser. (1984 hardback edition by Century Publishing)
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Martineau, G. D. (1957) They Made Cricket. London, The Sportsman's Book Club.
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Mayhew/Baker, e. (1858) Base Ball (Book). A Manual of Cricket and Base Ball, With Rules and Regulations Illustrated. Boston, Mayhew and Baker: 20 - 24.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCray, Larry (2011) "1672 -- The Amazing Francis Willughby, and the Role of Stoolball in the Evolution of Baseball and Cricket." Base Ball. 5(1): 17-20.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCray, Larry (2011) "1859 -- State Championship Wicket Game in Connecticut: A Hearty Hurrah for a Doomed Pastime." Base Ball. 5(1): 132 - 135.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCray, Larry (2011) "1829 -- The Rise and Fall of New England-Style Ballplaying." Base Ball. 5(1): 69 - 72.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCray, Larry (2011) "1856 -- The New York Game in 1856: Poised for a National Launch." Base Ball. 5(1): 114 - 117.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCray, Larry (2011) "1845 -- The Knickerbocker Rules, and the Long History of the One-Bounce Fielding Rule." Base Ball. 5(1): 93 - 97.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCray, Larry (2011) "1830 -- Thoreau's Diary Entry and Other Tiny Clues as to Who Played Early Ball." Base Ball. 5(1): 73 - 76.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCulloch, R. (1995) How Baseball Began: The Long Overlooked Truth about the Birth of Baseball. Warwick. (reprinted by McFarland, 2001)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCulloch, R., Ed. (1998) From Cartwright to Shoeless Joe: The Warwick Compendium of Early Baseball. Warwick.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McCulloch, R., Ed. (2000) Baseball’s Roots: The Fascinating Birth of America’s Game. Warwick.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McLean, T. (1985) The English at Play in the Middle Ages. Kensal Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
McNary, K. (2003) Black Baseball: A History of African-Americans and the National Game. PRC Publishing, London.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Mehl, E. (1948) "Baseball in the Stone Age." Western Folklore. 7(2): 145-161.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Melville, T. (2001) Early Baseball and the Rise of the National League. McFarland.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Melville, T. (1998) The Tented Field: A History of Cricket in America. Bowling Green University Popular Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Menke, F. G. (1944) Baseball (Menke). Encyclopedia of Sports. A. S. Barnes: 55ff.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Menke, F. G. (1947) Baseball -- Major. The New Encyclopedia of Sports. New York, A. S. Barnes and Company: 77ff.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Miers, E. S. (1967) Baseball:. Grosset and Dunlap.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Miklich, E. (2005) The Rules of the Game; A Compilation of the Rules of Baseball 1845-1900. 19C Base Ball.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Miklich, Eric (2011) "1857 -- Nine Innings, Nine Players, Ninety Feet and Other Changes: The Recodification of Baseball Rules in 1857." Base Ball. 5(1): 118 - 121.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Millen, P. (2001) From Pastime to Passion: Baseball and the Civil War. Bowie, MD, Heritage Books.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Millen, Patricia (2011) "1863 -- On the Battlefront, the New York Game Takes Hold." Base Ball. 5(1): 149 - 152.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Miller, S. G. (2004) Arete: Greek Sports from Ancient Sources. University of California Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Moesche, C. R. (2000) Day-by-Day in Baseball History. McFarland.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morland, G. (1914) Balldom: A History of Baseball. (Produced in DVD by Golden Age, 1999)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, P. (2008) But Didn't We Have Fun? An Informal History of Baseball's Pioneer Era, 1843-1870. Chicago, Ivan R. Dee.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, P. (2007) The Pursuit of Pleasure Under Difficulties. Level Playing Fields: How the Groundskeeping Murphy Brothers Shaped Baseball. Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 15-32.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, P. (2006) A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball. Chicago, Ivan Dee.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, P. (2003) Baseball Fever: Early Baseball in Michigan. University of Michigan Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, Peter (2003) Baseball Fever: Early Basebnall in Michigan. U of Michigan Press: 362.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, Peter, et. al., Editors (2013) Base Ball Founders; the Clubs, Players and Cities of the Northeast that Established the Game. Jefferson, NC, McFarland: 332. (Essays on each of 40 early clubs in downstate New York, Philadelphia, and Massachusetts, with an average length of about 8 pages.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, Peter, et. al., editors (2012) Base Ball Pioneer, 1850-1870: The Clubs and Players Who Spread the Sport Nationwide. Jefferson, NC, McFarland: 354. (Essays for each of 68 early ballclubs outside the metropolitan area of New York. The average essay is about 5 pages in length.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morris, Peter, et.al. (2012) Base Ball Pioneers: The Clubs and Players Who Spread the Sport Nationwide. McFarland.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Morse, J. (1888) Sphere and Ash: History of Base Ball. Boston, J. F. Spofford. (reprinted by Camden House, Columbia SC, 1984)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Mote, A. (1997) The Glory Days of Cricket: The Extraordinary Story of Broadhalfpenny Down. Robson Books.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Moult, T., ed. (1935) Bat and Ball; A New Book of Cricket. Arthur Barker Ltd. (Reprinted in 1960 by Sprotsman's Book Club)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Nash, P. J. (2003) Baseball Legends of Brooklyn’s Greenwood Cemetery. Arcadia.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Nemec, D. (1994) The Rules of Baseball: An Anecdotal Look at the Rules, and How They Came to Be. Lyons and Burford.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Nemec, D., and Saul Wisnia (1997) Baseball: More Than 150 Years. Publications International Ltd.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Newell, W. W. (1883) Games and Songs of American Children. New York, Dover. (1963 reprint)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Norridge, J. (2008) Can We Have Our Balls Back, Please? How the British Invented Sport. Allen Lane.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Norton, F. C. (1904) That Strange Yankee Game, Wicket. Hartford, Hartford Courant. (Reprinted in Bristol Connecticut, City Printing Company, Hartford, 1907)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Nugent, W. H. (1925) "Baseball's Age of Innocence." American Legion Weekly. 7(4-5): 14-17.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Nyren, J. (1828) The Progress of Cricket. (7th edition. Reprinted in Chronicles of Cricket. London, Swan, Sonnenschein, Lowrey and Co., 1888: 92-101)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ohler, W. Richard (2001) "The History of Baseball in Buffalo." Western New York Heritage. 4(1): 59-62. (About three paragraphs of this 4-page article treat the years prior to 1880.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Old-Timer (1896) Memoirs of the Father of Base Ball: He Resides in New Haven and Retains an Interest in the Game. Sporting News.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Orem, P. (1961) Baseball (1845-1881) From the Newspaper Accounts. Altadena, CA, private printing.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Palmer, H. C., et al. (1889) Athletic Sports in America, England, and Australia. W. A. Houghton.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Pardon, G. (1858) Games for All Seasons. London, James Blackwood.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Parker, B. (1967) "Batter Up: Fort Wayne's Baseball History." Old Fort News. 30(3).
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Patel, Jayesh (2013) Flannels on the Sward: History of Cricket in Americas. Jayesh Patel: 385. (Chapter 1: Colonial Cousins, the Yankee Game of Wicket, pp. 1 -28. Counting roughly, the book's first 180 or so pages treat the years prior to professional base ball in the US.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Payne, Marty (2011) "1858 -- Diffusion of the New York Game in Maryland." Base Ball. 5(1): 127 - 131.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Peterson, H. (1973) The Man Who Invented Baseball. Charles Scribner’s Sons.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Peverelly, C. (1866) Book of American Pastimes, Containing a History of the Principal Base Ball, Cricket, Rowing and Yachting Clubs of the United States. New York, privately printed. (reprinted in 2005 as Peverelly's National Game, John Freyer and Mark Rucker, eds., Arcadia)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Presbey, F. (1901) Athletics at Princeton: A History. New York, Frank Presbrey Company.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Pycroft, J. (1854) The Cricket Field. London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Rader, B. G. (1983) American Sports: From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of Spectators. Prentice-Hall.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Rader, B. G. (1992) Baseball: A History of America’s Game. University of Illinois Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Rae, S. (2001) It's Not Cricket; A History of Skullduggery, Sharp Practice and Downright Cheating in the Noble Game. London, Faber and Faber.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Rait Kerr, R. S. (1950) The Laws of Cricket: Their History and Growth. Longmans, Green & Co.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Rankin, W. (1909) "The History of Baseball." Baseball Magazine. 3: 13-22.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Read, W. W. (1897) Annals of Cricket. Sampson, Low, Marston.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Reaves, J. A. (2001) Taking in a Game: A History of Baseball in Asia. Lincoln NE, University of Nebraska Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ribowsky, M. (2003) The Complete History of the Home Run. New York, Citadel Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Richter, F. (1914) Richter’s History and Records of Base Ball: The American Nation’s Chief Sport. Philadelphia, Dando. (Reprinted by McFarland, 2005)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Richter, F. C. (1909) A Brief History of Baseball. Sporting Life Publications.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Riess, S. A. (1995) Sport in Industrial American, 1850-1920. Wheeling IL, Harlan Davidson.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Riess, S. A. (1989) City Games: The Evolution of American Urban Society and the Rise of Sports. University of Illinois Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ritter, L. S. (1983) The Story of Baseball (Green). HarperTrophy. (Beech Tree edition -- 1999)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ross, G. (1972) A History of Cricket (Ross). London, Arthur Barket.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Routledge, E., ed. (1881) Every Boy's Book; A Complete Encyclopedia of Sports and Amusements. London, George Routledge and Sons. (Fourteenth Edition; First edition 1841)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ryczek, W. J. (1998) When Johnny Came Sliding Home: The Post-Civil War Baseball Boom, 1865-1870. McFarland & Co.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ryczek, W. J. (1992) Blackguards and Red Stockings: A History of Baseball's National Association. Wallingford CT, Colebrook Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ryczek, William (2009) Baseball in Philadelphia (Chapter 10 of "Baseball's First Inning"). Jefferson NC, McFarland. (Pages 14 ff trace evidence on early modern baseball clubs in Pha.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ryczek, William (2011) "1854 -- William Van Cott Writes a Letter to the Sporting Press." Base Ball. 5(1): 111 - 113.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Schaefer, Robert (2011) "1858 -- The Changes Wrought by the Great Base Ball Match of 1858." Base Ball. 5(1): 122 - 126.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Schiff, A. J. (2007) “The Father of Baseball”: A Biography of Henry Chadwick. Jefferson, NC, McFarland.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Schiff, A. J. (2008) "Henry Chadwick: The “Father of Baseball” Was a Sportswriter." National Pastime. 28: 26-29.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Scholefield, P. (1990) Cricket Laws and Terms. Kent Town, Australia, Axiom Publishing.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Sentance, P. D. (2006) Cricket in America, 1710-2000. Jefferson, NC, McFarland.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Setzer, J. (1996) Baseball in the Nineteenth Century. Society for American Baseball Research.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Seymour, G. D. (1909) The Old-Time Game of Wicket and Some Old-Time Wicket Players. 2. Papers and Addresses of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut. 269-303.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Seymour, H. (1960) Baseball: The Early Years. (Oxford University Press printed a later edition in 1989.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Seymour, H. (1990) Baseball: The People’s Game. Oxford University Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Seymour, H. (1956) "How Baseball Began." Historical Society Quarterly: 369-385. (Reprinted in John Thorn, ed., The Armchair Book of Baseball: An All-Star Lineup Celebrates America’s National Pastime [Galahad Books, 1997], pp 283-295.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Seymour, H. (1990) "Review of Kirsch's 'The Creation of American Team Sports'." Journal of American History. 77(1): 294-295.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Shieber, T. (1994) "The Evolution of the Baseball Diamond." Baseball Research Journal. 23: 3-12.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Shiffert, J. (2006) Base Ball in Philadelphia: A History of the Early Game, 1831-1900. Jefferson, NC, McFarland: 288. (The first two chapters (30 pages) cover the period before the Civil War.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Shiffert, J. (2007) "From Pastime to Monopoly." Pennsylvania Legacies. 7(1): 16-21.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Smith, C. (2001) Storied Stadiums: Baseball's History Through its Ballparks. New York, Carrol and Graf.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Smith, P. () The Observer's Book of Cricket. London, Frederick Warne. (first published 1973)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Smith, R. (1949) Baseball (Smith). Simon and Schuster.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Smith, R. (1961) Baseball in America: An Illustrated History of Our National Pastime. Holt Rinehart and Winston.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Solomon, B. (1997) The Baseball Timeline. Stonesong Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Soos, T. (1997) Before the Curse: The Glory Days of New England Baseball, 1858-1918. Hyannis, MA, Parnassus Imprints.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Spalding, A. G. (1905) "The Origin and History of Baseball." American Boy. 6(215). (first of two parts)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Spalding, A. G. (1905) What is the Origin of Base Ball?. Spalding’s Official Base Ball Guide, 1905. Spalding: 3-13.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Spalding, A. G. (1911) America’s National Game: Historic Facts Concerning the Beginnings, Evolution, Development and Popularity of Base Ball. New York, American Sports Publishing Company. (reprinted by University of Nebraska Press, 1992)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Spink, A. H. (1910) The National Game. National Game Publishing. (2nd Edition, 1911 -- reprinted by Southern Illinois University Press, 2000)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Stewart, M. (1998) Baseball; A History of the National Pastime. Grolier.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Story, R. (2001) The Country of the Young: The Meaning of Baseball in Early American Culture. Baseball History from Outside the Lines. J. E. Dreifort. University of Nebraska Press: 19-33.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Strutt, J. (1801) The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England. London, Methuen.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Strutt, J. (1903) The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England—A New Edition, Much Enlarged and Corrected by J. Charles Fox. London, Methuen. (Reissued by Singing Tree Press, Detroit, 1968)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Sullivan, D. A., Ed. (1995) Early Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball 1825-1908. University of Nebraska Press.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Terry, David (2000) "The Seventeenth Century Game of Cricket: A Reconstruction of the Game." The Sports Historian(Number 20): 33-43.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Terry, J. L. (2002) Long Before the Dodgers: Baseball in Brooklyn, 1855-1884. McFarland.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Tholkes, Robert (2011) "1860 -- The "Sunday Mercury" Summarizes the 1860 Season." Base Ball. 5(1): 136 - 138.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thompson, George (2011) "1823 -- Game of Baseball Reported in "National Advocate"." Base Ball. 51: 61 - 64.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thompson, George (2011) "1805 -- An Enigmatic 1805 "Game of Bace" in New York." Base Ball. 5(1): 55 - 57.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, J. (1992) "The True Father of Baseball." Elysian Fields Quarterly. (revised several times since; most recently published in Total Baseball, 8th ed. (Sport Classic Books, 2004))
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, J. (2007) "1791 And All That; Baseball and the Berkshires." Base Ball. 1(1): 119-126.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, J. (2005) The Game that Got Away. Boston, Boston Globe.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, J. (1995) Our Game. Total Baseball. The Official Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball. Viking Press: 5-14. (4th edition)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, John (2015) "The Making of a New York Folk Hero". 2. (Up-to-date reflections on how and why Abner Doubleday and Alexander Cartwright seem to have been accorded inventor status for base ball, which, evidence increasingly shows, actually progressed by incremental evolutionary means.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, John (2011) "1853 -- The Baseball Press Emerges." Base Ball. 5(1): 106 - 110.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, John (2011) Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game. Simon and Schuster.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, John (2011) "1791 -- The Pittsfield "Baseball" Bylaw -- What it Means." Base Ball. 5(1): 46 - 49.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Thorn, John (2011) "1843 -- Magnolia Club Predates the Knickerbocker." Base Ball. 5(1): 89 - 92.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Toyne, S. M. (1955) "The Early History of Cricket." History Today. 6: 357-365.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Turner, Brian (2011) "1755 -- 'The Bat and Ball;' A Distinct Game or a Generic Term?." Base Ball. 5(1): 37 - 40.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Turner, Brian (2011) "1726 -- Ballplaying and Boston Common: A Town Playground for Boys . . . And Men." Base Ball. 5(1): 21-24.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Turner, Brian and John S. Bowman (2002, rev. 2011) The Hurrah Game: Baseball in Northampton, 1791-1953. x. Northampton MA, Historic Northampton. (26 pages of this 93-page book treat base ball's pre-professional period.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Turner, Brian and Larry McCray (2011) "1621 -- Pilgrim Stoolball an the Profusion of American Safe-Haven Ballgames." Base Ball. 5(1): 10 -16.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Twohey, George (1897) A History of the Boston Baseball Club. (The first 60 pages of this book cover the context in which the Boston Club arose, including the rise and fate of the Massachusetts game and the initial MA clubs playing by Association rules.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Twombly, W. (1976) 200 Years of Sport in America: A Pageant of a Nation at Play. McGraw-Hill.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Tygiel, J. (2000) The Mortar of Which Baseball is Held Together: Henry Chadwick and the Invention of Baseball Statistics. Past Time: Baseball as History. Oxford University Press: 15-34.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Tygiel, J. (2000) The National Game: Reflections on the Rise of Baseball in the 1850s and 1860s. Past Time: Baseball as History. Oxford University Press: 3-14.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Unidentified () Unidentified Source. (About 3 pages of this orphaned MS (Monica?) covers Hawaii ballplaying from 1810 to the arrival of the Spalding tour in 1888.)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Vecsey, G. (2006) Baseball: A History of America's Favorite Game. New York, The Modern Library.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Vincent, T. (1981) The Rise and Fall of American Sport. New York, Seaview Books.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Viney, N., and Neil Grant (1978) An Illustrated History of Ball Games. London, Book Club Associates.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Voigt, D. Q. (1966) American Baseball: From Gentleman’s Sport to the Commissioner System. Oklahoma University Press. (reprinted by Pennsylvania State University Press, 1983)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Waff, Craig (2011) "1860 -- Atlantics and Excelsiors Compete for the "Championship"." Base Ball. 5(1): 139 - 142.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Wallop, D. (1969) Baseball: An Informal History. W. W. Norton. (Bantam paperbock published 1970)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ward, G. C., and Ken Burns (1994) Baseball: An Illustrated History. Alfred A. Knopf.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ward, G. C., with Ken Burns and Paul Robert Walker (1994) Who Invented The Game?: Baseball, The American Epic. A. A. Knopf.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Ward, J. M. (1888) Base-ball: How to Become a Player. Philadelphia, The Athletic Publishing Company. (SABR reprint, 1993)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Warner, P. (1950) Gentlemen v. Players, 1806-1949. London, George G. Harrap and Co.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Webber, R. (1961) The Phoenix History of Cricket. Phoenix Sports Books.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Williams, M. E. (1985) Double Century: 200 Years of Cricket in The Times. Collins and Willow.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Willughby, F., and Clive L. Hardy (2003) Francis Willughby’s Book of Games: A Seventeenth Century Treatise on Sports, Games, and Pastimes. Ashgate Publishing. (based on a 1670s manuscript)
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Wittke, C. (1952) "Baseball in its Adolescence." Ohio State Archeological and Historical Quarterly. 61(2): 111-127.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Wright, M. D. (2000) The National Association of Base Ball Players, 1857-1870. McFarland.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Wymer, N. (1949) Sport in England: A History of Two Thousand Years of Games and Pastimes. London, George G. Harrap and Co.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Zoerink, D. A. (1966) Rounders (Zoerink) 1. Encyclopedia of World Sport: From Ancient Times to the Present. Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO: 816-818.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection
Zoss, J., and John Bowman (1996) Diamonds in the Rough. Contemporary Books.
a holding in The Buzz McCray Collection



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