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First Name George
Last Name Thompson
Location New York, NY
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The Story of George Thompson’s 1823 Find -- "Base Ball" in NYC! by George Thompson
The Story of George Thompson’s 1823 Find --- Base Ball in New York City by George Thompson
"One evening in the spring of 2001 . . . "

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George Thompson contributed two essays to the Special Protoball Issue of Base Ball this May: 
  • "<a title="1805 -- An Enigmatic 1805 "Game of Bace" in New York" href="1805_--_An_Enigmatic_1805_%22Game_of_Bace%22_in_New_York">1805 -- An Enigmatic 1805 'Game of Bace' in New York</a>."  Base Ball. 5(1):   55 - 57. 
  • "<a title="1823 -- Game of Baseball Reported in "National Advocate"" href="1823_--_Game_of_Baseball_Reported_in_%22National_Advocate%22">1823 -- Game of Baseball Reported in "National Advocate"</a>."  Base Ball. 51:   61 - 64.

 

George recently re-discovered the elusive 1859 NY Tribune article that challenges the superiority of the New York Game to the Massachusetts Game. George continues to examine all aspects of life in New York City from the 1790s to 1860, including all varieties of sports.

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