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AMERICAN LEAGUE Major League Baseball MLB Founded Creation 1881 Old Newspaper

AMERICAN LEAGUE Major League Baseball MLB Founded Creation 1881 Old Newspaper

AMERICAN LEAGUE Major League Baseball MLB Founded Creation 1881 Old Newspaper
AMERICAN LEAGUE Major League Baseball MLB Founded Creation 1881 Old Newspaper. (Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 4, 1881 A report near the top of page 5 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet historically very significant report--the creation of the American League of Major League Baseball.

The report is headed: "The New Base Ball Association" which begins. The new base-ball league at Cleveland organized yesterday as the American association of base-ball players and chose these officers: President, H. Followed by the other officers. The new constitution requires a fixed sum to be paid a visiting club fort every game, leaving the home club the price of admission...

Wikipedia confirms, noting the America League was founded on November 2, 1881. Complete in 8 pages, however loose at the spine with much flaking at left & right margins, some causing loss of text but fortunately the mentioned article is complete and in fine condition.

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Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Fan Apparel & Souvenirs\Baseball-MLB".

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  • Item Number: 653059
  • Content: Rare & Early collectible historic old newspaper


AMERICAN LEAGUE Major League Baseball MLB Founded Creation 1881 Old Newspaper