Clipping:The captain should not be the first baseman
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|Date||Sunday, August 21, 1870|
They [the Forest City of Cleveland] have made a serious error in electing Carlton as their captain, not because he does not possess the necessary knowledge of the game and its most difficult points, but that the position he fills in the field, first baseman, is one in which his attention is to fully occupied that he cannot act with that coolness which the duties of a captain require.
|Source||New York Dispatch|
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|