Doc Adams Base Ball is celebrating it’s 4th birthday!
A lot has happened over the last four years. An engaging and memorable interview of Doc Adams (Marjorie Adams) at SABR’s 6th Annual Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference in Cooperstown…. Selection of Doc as SABR’s 2014 Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend… The Renaming of the Annual Old Time Base Ball Festival in Honor of Doc Adams…Doc being named on the 2016 Pre-integration Era Committee Ballot… and sadly, coming up 2 votes shy of election…the re-discovery of the ‘Laws of Base Ball‘ authored by Doc in 1857 which baseball historian John Thorn refers to as baseball’s Magna Carta and sold at auction for $3.26M…the 2nd (19th) Doc Adams Old Time Base Ball Festival…Marjorie Adams presenting, and receiving an honorable mention for her research presentation “Doc Adams: A Founding Father of Baseball” at the SABR 47 National Conference in New York City…the 20th Annual Doc Adams Old Time Base Ball Festival.
We look forward to continuing 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. Thanks to all our visitors for expressing interest, checking us out, and helping us spread the word!
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