In his recent article, “How the Shortstop Offensive Makeover Is Changing Baseball“, Zach Kram discusses the evolution of the shortstop position. From Doc Adams invention of the position through to today’s game – it’s been a fascinating evolution.
On March 26, 1862, Doc tendered his resignation from the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club, “… although absent in body, I shall be present in spirit. My interest in the Club will never cease, nor can I forget the many happy …Continue reading →
In 1845, a young doctor from Mont Vernon named Daniel Lucius Adams moved to the city to establish his practice. As a proponent of the benefits of exercise, Adams began gathering with several medical colleagues on a nearby New Jersey …Continue reading →
On February 29, 1896, the Sporting News published an article on Dr. D. L. Adams sub-titled ‘Memoirs of the Father of Base Ball’. The article is based on an interview of Doc and details his contributions to the nascent National …Continue reading →