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Bob Tholkes, February 2013
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Digger Activity <p><em>“Not Likely to Flourish <p><em>“Not Likely to Flourish,” </em>appearing in<span style="text-decoration: underline;"> Base Ball</span>,volume 6, number 2 (Fall 2012), pp. 22 ff, is [[<strong><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Bob Tholkes’]] </span></em></strong> survey of the New York game for the 1862 base ball season.  The season began with the sadly mistaken conjecture that the Civil War would end soon enough to save the ballplaying season.  Still, 1862 saw William Cammeyer’s historic opening of the enclosed ballfield at the Union Grounds, the June visit of Philadelphia clubs to New Jersey, Brooklyn and games with three NYC clubs at Elysian Fields, and the October death of Excelsior Club great Jim Creighton.</p> elsior Club great Jim Creighton.</p>
Digger Activity Date 1 February 2013  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 23 February 2013 16:58:06  +
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