By Thomas Barthel

ISBN-10: 0786445610

ISBN-13: 9780786445615

whereas Abner Doubleday is remembered essentially, and mistakenly, for having “invented” baseball (he did not), it used to be his selfless workout of accountability to his kingdom that are supposed to be venerated. Following his formative years in Auburn, long island, and his days as a cadet at West element to the Union general’s involvement within the American Civil struggle and his public carrier afterwards, he's printed during this biography as a guy who took unpopular stands yet was once guided via a company imaginative and prescient of justice. One bankruptcy absolutely explores the baseball myth.

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