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Doubleday was declared the father of baseball fifteen years after his death.New York Knickerbockers was the initial club to play baseball using modern rules.

Doubleday was declared the father of baseball fifteen years after his death.New York Knickerbockers was the initial club to play baseball using modern rules.

Peverelly wrote: "The game of Base Ball has now become beyond question the leading feature of the out-door sports of the United States ...

By the 1860s, the sport, unrivaled in popularity, was being described as America's "national pastime." Alexander Joy Cartwright of New York invented the modern baseball field in 1845.

Alexander Cartwright and the members of his New York Knickerbocker Base Ball Club devised the first rules and regulations for the modern game of baseball.

in short, the pastime suits the people, and the people suit the pastime." "Union Prisoners at Salisbury, N. Baseball had evolved into an organized sport in the 1840s and 1850s. Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1013 (b&w))"Baltimore and All-America base ball teams, California tour 1897." Photographic print by Marceau, foto, San Francisco, copyright 1897. (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Many early teams were established in New York City and Brooklyn. (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-26149 (b&w)) This proud but ultimately tragic assemblage of players, coaches, and mascot is the baseball squad from the battleship USS Maine.

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