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 →
Today, the National Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the candidates that have been selected by the Pre-Integration Era Committee for enshrinement in the Hall. Doc Adams is one of 10 candidates appearing on the ballot. If named on 75% … 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!!!
The 16-member Pre-Integration Era Committee will be meeting to consider the 10 candidates on the Pre-integration Era Ballot, headlined by Doc Adams, starting today at the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings in Nashville, TN. Voting will be completed tomorrow. Any … Continue reading →
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 →