“Someday soon, the average baseball fan will answer the question, ‘Who is the founding father of baseball’ with the name Doc Adams,” Imler said. “This is not only the greatest manuscript in the world of sports, this is one of … Continue reading →
“Adams does not have a plaque in Cooperstown, having narrowly fallen short of election in 2016. That is one bad call that will surely be overturned.” – Ted Keith, Sports Illustrated.
The last hours of the auction for the “Laws of Base Ball” authored by Doc Adams lived up to its billing and did not disappoint as the closing bid came in at $3,263,246 setting a new record for the highest … Continue reading →
The auction for baseball’s seminal baseball artifact, the “Laws of Base Ball” authored by Doc Adams now enters the home stretch. There always seems to be a lot of excitement when you near the finish line. Less than 24 hours remain in the auction … Continue reading →
The mission of this website is to advance the truth of the origins of the game of baseball and ensure that Daniel Lucius ‘Doc’ Adams is acknowledged for his contributions and achievements in the advancement of the game. A young … Continue reading →
That’s the question of the day thanks to the re-discovery of the ‘Laws of Base Ball’. The documents were authored by Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams, making him the founding father of America’s pastime, not Alexander Cartwright, who now is credited. (Associated … Continue reading →
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 →