Doc Adams Elected Knickerbockers’ Vice-President

The Knickerbockers held elections annually to determine who would serve as officials. At the club’s second election, held on May 5, 1846, Adams was named the Knickerbockers’ vice president. At an April 1847 meeting, he became the president of the team, and was re-elected in 1848 and 1849.[40] He was the leader of a “Committee to Revive the Constitution and By-Laws” of baseball in 1848.


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