This day in baseball: The birth of the newspaper box score Posted on October 22, 2013October 22, 2018 by Precious Sanders 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. Photo source: ourgame.mlblogs.com Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestRedditSkypeMoreLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related
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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!