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1857.38
Age of Players Youth  +
Comment <p><br />"For President Buchan <p><br />"For President Buchanan in 1857, a new reverse to the (latest "Indian Peace") Medal was commissioned from engraver Joseph Wilson . . . .  [The medal showed] in the distance, a simple home with a woman standing in the doorway -- <em>and a baseball game being playing in the foreground. . . . </em></p> <p>"No matter what some gentlemen were saying in New York at the "national" conventions of area clubs, the frontier game of baseball, in all its variety, was already perceived as the national game."</p> <p>-- John Thorn, "Our Baseball Presidents," Our Game posting, February 2018.</p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong> </strong></p> t;<strong> </strong></p>
Coordinates 37° 5' 25" N, 95° 42' 46" WLatitude: 37.09024
Longitude: -95.712891
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Country United States  +
Game Base Ball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline President's Peace Medal Depicts Baseball Game in Background  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Location US  +
Notables United States Government  +
Reviewed true  +
Salience 2  +
Sources <p>Thorn, John, <em>Baseball in the Garden of Eden</em> (2011), p. 114.</p> <p>See also https://ourgame.mlblogs.com/our-baseball-presidents-ec1617be6413 (accessed Feb 2018).</p> <p> </p>
Tags Ball in the Culture  + , Famous  + , Images  +
Year 1,857  +
Year Number 38  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Year Suffix  + , Source Image  + , State  + , City  + , Submitted by  +
Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:48:21  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>"A base ball game is depicted on <p>"A base ball game is depicted on the 1857 Indian Peace Medal issued by the Buchanan Administration in 1857. The Indian Peace Medal was "presented by a government agent to the chief of a tribe that the government considered to be friendly, or that it desired to become so...the frontier game of baseball, in all its variety, was already perceived as the national game..."</p> rceived as the national game..."</p>
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