This day in baseball: The birth of the newspaper box score

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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2 Comments on “This day in baseball: The birth of the newspaper box score”

  1. Bill says:

    My, how the box score has changed! So have the rules. No DH in this lineup. 🙂 Keep up the great work, Precious. 🙂


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