On 22 October 1845, the first known box score appeared in the New York Morning News. This was one month after Alexander Cartwright and the Knickerbockers created the first set of written rules for the game.
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My, how the box score has changed! So have the rules. No DH in this lineup. 🙂 Keep up the great work, Precious. 🙂
Oh yes, baseball is ever-evolving, and yet still the same in so many ways. Thanks, Bill! And thanks for reading!
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