That’s the question of the day thanks to the re-discovery of the ‘Laws of Base Ball’.
The documents were authored by Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams, making him the founding father of America’s pastime, not Alexander Cartwright, who now is credited. (Associated Press)
“He’s the true father of baseball and you’ve never heard of him,” Thorn, a consultant on the sale of the papers, told The Associated Press in a phone interview.
Well everyone’s hearing about Doc Adams now, including, hopefully the future members of the 2018 Pre-integration Era Committee.
Here are some great articles from today’s press.