The auction for the ‘Laws of Base Ball’ authored by Daniel Lucius ‘Doc’ Adams, the pioneer at the head of the line of baseball’s founding fathers, opened yesterday and will continue through April 23. Photographs of the “Laws” have been added to our site … Continue reading →
The auction for baseball’s ‘Magna Carta’ starts today including the seminal baseball artifact, the “Laws of Base Ball” authored by Doc Adams. The bidding closes on Saturday, April 23. “Adams’s hand in the sport’s early rule-making is not a revelation; … Continue reading →
Doc Adams became president of the Knickerbockers for the fourth time, winning an election held at the club’s April 5, 1856, meeting.
A seminal baseball artifact, the “Laws of Base Ball” authored by Doc Adams, has re-surfaced and is up for auction. “Adams’s hand in the sport’s early rule-making is not a revelation; instead, it is the physical record of his central … Continue reading →
Overall, 2015 was a very exciting year: The Annual Old Base Ball Festival at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, was renamed in Doc Adams’ honor. Doc Adams was named to the 2016 Pre-Integration Era Ballot and for the FIRST time was … Continue reading →
Today, December 7, 2015, the Pre-integration Era Committee announced the results of the voting on the 10 candidates on the 2016 ballot at the MLB Winter Meetings. Candidates needed to receive 12 of 16 votes (75%) for election. The committee … Continue reading →
The MLB Network will provide live coverage of the Pre-integration Era (origins through 1946) Election Results announcement. Best of luck to Daniel Lucius ‘Doc’ Adams!!!
Cliff Corcoran states “…pioneer Doc Adams deserves admission for his underappreciated role in the creation of the game itself during the 19th century.” in his Sports Illustrated article, “Winter meetings preview: Storylines, players to watch in Nashville“. Check out the … Continue reading →
In the second part of his “Breaking down the Hall of Fame’s Pre-Integration Era ballot” article in Sports Illustrated, Jay Jaffee sums it up with, “If I had a ballot in this, I’d tab … Adams, whose role in establishing … Continue reading →
Here is the second part of Glen Sparks’ interview of Marjorie Adams, ‘Should Doc Adams Be in the Hall of Fame?” “Of course‘ on the Dazzy Vance Chronicles. Enjoy!!! 3 days… … Continue reading →