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Your Base Ball Stringer, Mr. W. Whitman

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Famous, Newspaper Coverage
Location Greater New York City
City/State/Country: Brooklyn, NY, United States
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Notables Walt Whitman

Reporter Whitman wrote a workmanlike [all-prose] account of a game [Atlantic 17, Putnam 13] for the Brooklyn Daily Times in June 1858.



Walt Whitman, "On Baseball, 1858," in John Thorn, ed., The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball [Galahad Books, New York, 1997; originally published 1985 and 1987] pp 815-816.

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