Top Stories:

"Founding Rules of ‘Base Ball’ Sell for $3.26 Million in Auction", New York Times (4/24/16)

"The Making of Baseball’s Magna Carta", Our Game (2/28/16)

"DOC ADAMS HELPED SHAPE BASEBALL’S EARLIEST DAYS", National Baseball Hall Of Fame (10/5/15)

The seminal article  (and its predecessor) on "The Father of Base Ball":

"Dr. D. L. Adams: Memoirs of the Father of Base Ball", Sporting News (2/24/1896)

"Father of Base Ball", St. Paul Daily Globe (6/30/1895)

More recent stories on Doc in the news, blog reports, etc:

"A father of Base ball?",   The Cabinet Press (9/14/17)

"Bock's Score: Meet the Man Who Created The Shortstop", NY Sports Day (9/3/17)

"The push to honor a baseball pioneer from New Hampshire", Concord Monitor (8/19/17)

"Mont Vernon celebrates its baseball pioneer", in the The Telegraph (8/18/17)

"Celebrating Doc Adams: ‘A father of base ball’?", The Cabinet Press (8/17/17)

"Fairfield County Bank is proud to introduce Doc Adams Days", Ridgefield's HamletHub (7/28/17)

"Discover the mysterious origins of some of baseball's most well-known terms", MLB.com (7/13/17)

"10 good Hall of Fame candidates most MLB fans have never heard of", Sporting News (5/10/17)

"SABR 47: Research Presentations", SABR (5/5/17)

"Someone Found, Bought, and Sold the Original Rules of Baseball For a Fortune Last Year", Baseball is Fun (2/9/17)

"MLB has more than one Daddy", Think Blue LA (1/15/17)

"Delayed but not defeated: Marjorie Adams, Doc Adams, and the Hall of Fame", SABR (1/15/17)

"The Hall of Fame Case for Doc Adams", The Sports Post (1/3/17)

"My Own Little Hall of Fame Recap: I", Verdun2's Blog (12/13/16)

"If I Only Had a Vote", Hall of Stats (12/9/16)

"Is It Time For Robo Umps?", Think Blue LA (12/7/16)

"Father of Base Ball", Columbia Medicine (Fall/Winter 2016)

"The 40 most important people in baseball history, ranked", The Sporting News (11/22/16)

"From a Game to a Sport - Baseball in the 1850s", The National Pastime Museum (11/17/16)

"Baseball’s Magna Carta’ gets extra time at OHS", KOIN 6 (10/7/16)

"The True Godfather of Our Game", Bardball.com (8/11/16)

"Baseball in the Garden of Eden", The Oregon Historical Society (8/2/16)

"Doc Adams Portrait", Cecil Cooperstown (8/2/16)

"'Laws of Base Ball' documents on display at Oregon Historical Society", Fox 12 Oregon (7/25/16)

"In Gettysburg, she wants 'father of baseball' to reach Hall of Fame", The Evening Sun (7/16/16)

"Trove of documents that upend baseball history now on display at Oregon Historical Society", The Oregonian (7/1/16)

"Birth of Baseball", The Oregonian (7/1/16)

"Baseball’s Magna Carta – Setting The Rules Of America’s Game", SeattlePi (7/1/16)

"Papers considered the 'Magna Carta' of baseball coming to Portland", Fox 12 Oregon (6/17/16)

"Hallowed baseball documents arrive safe at (temporary) home: the Oregon Historical Society", The Oregonian (6/14/16)

"Culture Corner: Baseball, perfect from the beginning", East Oregonian (6/6/16)

"Baseball came to Boulder in the 1860s", GetBoulder.com (6/6/16)

"PORTLAND: Society to host “The Magna Carta of Baseball” exhibit", My Eastern Oregon (6/4/16)

"Baseball’s Magna Carta: Setting the Rules of America’s Game", The Oregon Historical Society (6/1/16)

"Oregon Historical Society lands first-ever display of recently discovered 'Magna Carta of baseball'", The Oregonian (6/1/16)

"Oregon Historical Society to Host First Public Exhibit of
'The Magna Carta of Baseball'", The Oregon Historical Society (6/1/16)

"Grave of Baseball Pioneer Finally Marked", Green-Wood Cemetery (5/17/16)

"HILLARY SMITH: 'Base ball' laws prove nothing is forever", The Northwest Indiana Times (5/15/16)

"Who Was The Creator of The First 20 Rules of Baseball?", Latino Baseball (5/12/16)

"Who really invented baseball?", MLB (5/3/16)

"Who invented baseball? $3.2 million documents at Laguna Niguel auction house might finally prove it", The Orange County Register (4/26/16)

"Eight Investment Tips From The $3.3 Million Sale Of 'The Laws Of Base Ball'", Forbes (4/26/16)

"Historic Papers Documenting the 'Laws of Base Ball' Sell for More Than $3 Million", Mental Floss (4/26/16)

"Louis Fenn Wadsworth: Baseball’s Man of Mystery and History", Our Game (4/26/16)

"Auction of Baseball Rules Sets Record", Orange County Business Journal (4/25/16)

"The 1857 'Laws of Base Ball' just sold at auction for more than $3 million", MLB (4/25/16)

"'Laws of Baseball' Documents Go For $3 Million at Auction", Baseball Essentials (4/25/16)

"The Laws of Base Ball sets new world record", Paul Fraser Collectibles (4/25/16)

"Doc Adams’ 1857 ‘Laws Of Base Ball’ Documents Sell For $3.3 Million in SCP Auctions’ 2016 Spring Premier", PSA Sports (4/25/16)

"Baseball's 'Magna Carta' sells for $3.3M, reveals new 'father'", CBS (4/24/16)

"Baseball's 'Magna Carta' sells for $3 million: Sport has new founding father after 'Laws of Base Ball' from 1857 are discovered", Daily Mail (4/24/16)

"Baseball's Original Rules Fetch Record $3.2 Million At Auction", Financial Review (4/24/16)

"Rules of baseball bought in auction for $3.26M", ESPN (4/24/16)

"Who is Doc Adams? Learn more about one of baseball’s founding fathers", The Globe and Mail (4/24/16)

"Is former Connecticut Senator Doc Adams the father of baseball?", New Haven Register (4/24/16)

"Founding Rules of ‘Base Ball’ Sell for $3.26 Million in Auction", New York Times (4/24/16)

"New Father of Baseball, Sport's "Magna Carta" sells for $3.3M", Wochit News (4/24/16)

"Historic 'Laws of Baseball' documents sell for more than $3M", USA Today (4/24/16)

"You ARE the Father: Who Is Doc Adams, Baseball's Dad", AP (4/23/16)

"Early Baseball Docs, Koufax Jersey Climb Past $300K", Sports Collectors Daily (4/22/16)

"Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame Has Connection with Historical Baseball Discovery", Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame (4/21/16)

"MLB: Descubren nuevos documentos históricos del nacimiento del béisbol", Baseball de Cuba (4/20/16)

"An updated look at the most elusive memorabilia in sports", Sports Illustrated (4/19/16)

"Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams nouveau père du baseball", Les Tours De Laliberte (4/18/16)

"Who founded baseball? Documents put answer in dispute", The Sedgwick County Post (4/12/16)

"PSA/DNA Authenticates the 1857 'Laws of Base Ball'", YouTube (4/12/16)

"Documents reveal Ridgefielder’s role as baseball founding father", Ridgefield Press (4/11/16)

"Ben and Sam talk to MLB's Official Historian, John Thorn, about a trio of founding documents now up for auction that casts light on the truth behind baseball's long-disputed origin story.", Baseball Prospectus (4/8/16)

"Who's your Daddy? Modern baseball may have new founder", AP (4/7/16)

"'Laws of Base Ball' documents dated 1857 establish new founder of sport", ESPN (4/7/16)

"Documents reveal baseball invented earlier than believed", The Mercury News (4/7/16)

"The Momentous Baseball Convention of 1857", Our Game (3/31/16)

"Baseball’s Handwritten Rules from 1857 May Knock It Out of the Park at Auction", Robb Report (3/21/16)

"1857 Document Outlining Original Baseball Rules Discovered, Set To Be Sold", Beckett (3/16/16)

"1857 ‘Laws of Base Ball’ Rewrites History; Could Sell for $1M+", Sports Collector's Digest (3/15/16)

"‘Laws of Base Ball’ document could fetch $1 million at auction", The Sports Bookie (3/15/16)

"Base Ball’s Origins — A Clearer Picture", Inside Sports (3/1/16)

"The Making of Baseball’s Magna Carta", Our Game (2/28/16)

"Back on the Auction Block, a 19th-Century Document Essential to Baseball’s Rules", The New York Times (2/28/16)

"Landmark 1857 Baseball Document Could Fetch Record Price", YouTube (2/28/16)

"Ep. 118 - Same Docs/Different Views & Baseball Hall for Woman's Ancestor? (see 25 minute mark)", Extreme Genes - America's Family History and Genealogy Radio (12/21/15)

"A Course Correction for Cooperstown", The Hardball Times (12/14/15)

"My Own Little Hall of Fame: 2015 Wrap", Verdun2's Blog (12/8/15)

"BASEBALL'S 2016 PRE-INTEGRATION ERA COMMITTEE BALLOT: ARE THERE ANY HALL OF FAMERS LEFT? ", Not in the Hall of Fame (12/8/15)

"Pre-Integration Era vote again shows flaws in Hall of Fame's process", Sports Illustrated (12/7/15)

"Twins great Bert Blyleven: Veterans candidates 'just didn't go in'", Pioneer Press (12/7/15)

"Yes, there are some long-dead white guys who still belong in the Hall of Fame", The Baseball Continuum (12/7/15)

"My 19th Century Pantheon", Our Game (12/7/15)

"MLB WINTER MEETINGS", ASAP Sports Transcripts, (12/7/15)

"Pre-Integration vote yields no Hall inductees", MLB, (12/7/15)

"Pre-Integration Committee Voting Results", Baseball Hall of Fame (12/7/15)

"John Thorn on Hot Stove", MLB Network (12/7/15)

"Should Doc Adams Be in the Hall of Fame? Of course.", Dazzy Vance Chronicles (12/4/15)

"Winter meetings preview: Storylines, players to watch in Nashville", Sports Illustrated (12/4/15)

"Breaking down the Hall of Fame's Pre-Integration Era ballot, Part 2", Sports Illustrated (12/4/15)

"Past players placed in Hall of Fame spotlight", Press and Sun-Bulletin (12/4/15)

"Hall of Fame Considers the Case for Pioneer “Doc” Adams (part 1)", Dazzy Vance Chronicles (12/3/15)

"Breaking down the Hall of Fame's Pre-Integration Era ballot, Part 1", Sports Illustrated (12/2/15)

"Pre-Integration Candidates Up for Hall of Fame Induction", Dazzy Vance Chronicles (12/2/15)

"Harry Stovey Leads BBRT Pre-Integration ERA Baseball HOF Choices", Baseball Roundtable (12/1/15)

"Abner Cartwright", Our Game (11/30/15)

"Pioneer's relative fights for his HOF election", MLB.com (11/27/15)

"Strangely Moving... - John Thorn, Official Historian of Major League Baseball", The Hall Ball (11/11/15)

"Yale Graduate on Hall of Fame Ballot for Baseball Achievements", Yale University Athletics, (10/21/15)

"New Hampshire Native and Baseball Pioneer Named to the 2016 National Baseball Hall of Fame Pre-integration Era Committee Ballot", American Towns (10/21/15)

"Doc Adams (Hall of Fame Candidate) on Pre-integraton Era Hall of Fame Ballot", MLB Reports (10/16/15)

"Lazzari's Sports Roundup - 10/14/15", Bob Lazzari on Sports, (10/14/15)

"Doc Adams: 19th Century Ballplayer, 21st Century Hall of Famer?",  Olny a Game, WBUR (10/10/15)

"Posnanski Plays Race Card in His Criticism of Baseball Hall of Fame’s Pre-Integration Committee", Seamheads.com (10/9/15)

"Ridgefielder Adams on Ballot for Baseball Hall of Fame", Ridgefield Times (10/8/15)

"On The Fly: Randy Edsall Could Be On Way Out At Maryland (see 2nd paragraph)", Hartford Courant (10/8/15)

"Vintage Baseball Is A Return To Our Roots", WCH6 Portland (10/7/15)

"Pre-integration Hall Of Fame Ballot Unveiled", Baseball America (10/6/15)

"2016 Pre-Integration Ballot Released", Hall of Stats (10/6/15)

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"10 finalists named for Baseball Hall of Fame's 2016 Pre-Integration Era ballot", SABR (10/5/15)

"DOC ADAMS HELPED SHAPE BASEBALL’S EARLIEST DAYS", National Baseball Hall Of Fame (10/5/15)

"2016 PRE-INTEGRATION COMMITTEE CANDIDATES", National Baseball Hall Of Fame (10/5/15)

"Lazzari's Sports Roundup", Bob Lazzari on Sports (9/26/15)

"Late Rally for Doc Adams, a Jeter Before There Were Mitts", The New York Times (9/22/2015)

"CUNY TV Special: Baseball: The New York Game", CUNY Television (9/18/15)

"Blast from past: Vintage baseball conjures memories of bygone era", The Republican (9/15/2015)

"Vintage Players Help To Preserve Baseball's History", Saratogian (8/25/2015)

"First Look: The 2016 Pre-Integration Ballot", Hall of Stats (6/2/2015)

"How did the players get where they did", Ordinary Times (5/27/2015)

"Efforts Ramp Up to Get CT Baseball Legend Into Hall of Fame", Connecticut Magazine (3/6/2015)

"The New York Base Ball Club (a.k.a. Washington BBC, Gotham BBC)", Our Game (2/18/2015)

"The Elysian Fields", Our Game (12/3/2014)

"Does This Oldtimer Really Belong In The Hall Of Fame", Just A Bit Outside (11/22/2014)

"Happy Birthday, Doc Adams!!!", Seamheads (11/1/2014)

"Doc Adams", Scribd (11/1/2014)

"Daniel 'Doc' Adams", Wikipedia Featured Article (11/1/2014)

"Daniel 'Doc' Adams", Word Dictionary.com.au (11/1/2014)

"A Yale Presence in Baseball's Beginning", Yale Alumni Magazine (10/28/2014)

"Lazzari's Sports Roundup" - - - - 8/30/14, Bobby Lazzari on Sports (9/2/2014)

"Monday Night Sports Talk" - Bob Lazzari & Tony DeAngelo (8/25/2014)

"Daniel Lucius 'Doc' Adams Selected As SABR’s 19th Century Overlooked Baseball Legend", MLB Reports (8/21/2014)

"Marjorie Adams' Family Quest for the Hall of Fame", SABR (8/11/2014)

"A Family Quest for the Hall of Fame", SABR/CT Chapter (8/8/2014)

"Doc Adams is SABR's 2014 Overlooked 19th Century Base Ball Legend", SABR (7/31/2014)

"SABR’s 2014 Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend", SABR (7/31/2014)

"SABR 44: Doc Adams selected as Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend for 2014", SABR (7/31/2014)

"Ten things to know as the Hall of Fame celebrates 75 years", MLB.COM (6/9/2014)

"Doc Adams named 2014 Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend finalist", Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) (6/5/2014)

"Deee-fense: Baseball's Big Shift", Wall Street Journal (3/27/2014).

"Doc Adams, Reborn" CTNEWS (3/26/2014)

"Founding Father of Base Ball Speaks", The Courant (3/25/2014)

"A Founding Father of Base Ball Speaks", CNN iReport (3/24/2014)

"2014 Overlooked 19th Century Legend primary election", Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) (1/30/2014)

"Daniel Lucius 'Doc' Adams - One of the True Fathers of Base Ball", Friends of Vintage Base Ball (1/26/2014)

"The History of Baseball Has Been Manipulated and Distorted. The Reasons Why May Surprise You. ", Baseball Field History

"Inventor del shortstop fuera de Cooperstown", Juan Vené en la pelota, MLBlogs Network (9/8/2013)

"History Buried: America's All-Star Game of 1858", John Thorn, Voices (Spring-Summer 2013)

"2013 Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend preliminary election results", Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) (2/19/2013)

"Murph’s Turf: 10 sports stories for 2012", The Ridgefield Press (12/30/2012)

"Doc Adams Remembers", Our Game (11/14/2012)

"Thumbs up, thumbs down", Danbury News-Times (7/30/2012)

"Getting Doc his due from baseball", Danbury News-Times (7/29/2012)

"In this week’s Ridgefield Press", The Ridgefield Press (7/26/2012)

"Group hoping to get former Ridgefielder Adams into baseball Hall", The Ridgefield Press (7/26/2012)

"Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams – Long Overlooked Baseball Pioneer", MLB Reports (7/25/2012)

"Doc Adams Finally Recognized As A Founder Of Baseball", Hartford Courant (9/10/2011)

"19th Century Overlooked Base Ball Legends Project — And the 2011 Candidates are…", Seamheads (6/23/2011)

"How baseball really began", Philly.com (4/3/2011)

"The 'Secret History' Of Baseball's Earliest Days", NPR (3/16/2011)

"Historian disputes who created baseball", Fox Sports (3/13/2011)

"Debate Over Baseball’s Origins Spills Into Another Century", New York Times (3/12/2011)

"Take Me Out to the Old Ball Game!", CT News (3/18/2010)

"'Doc' Adams legacy; The position of shortstop", NewsTimes.com (9/26/2009)