By LARRY NAMES

1876: the USA used to be a hundred years previous; the seventh Cavalry suffered the worst defeat in Plains Indian battle; and the nationwide League Base Ball golf equipment was once born in an resort room in long island. in simple terms of the 8 groups that begun the inaugural 12 months are nonetheless round: the Braves and the Cubs; and simply the Cubs are within the comparable urban the place they have been born.
Now baseball fanatics can re-live these interesting adolescence of the nationwide League throughout the heritage of the Chicago Cubs. Be there with William Hulbert, founding father of the League, as he fought to scrub up baseball by way of ridding the preferred video game of gamblers and different undesirable components that he felt have been degrading America's hobby to the extent of cockfighting and bear-baiting. Be there with Al Spalding, Cap Anson, and Mike Kelly as they led the Cubs, then often called the White Stockings, to 6 NL pennants in eleven years.

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“Larry Names’ BURY MY middle AT WRIGLEY box is a fascinating background of the 1st decade of Chicago nationwide League historical past, with extra to come,,.” – The SABR evaluation of Books

“Whether writing fiction or re-telling heritage, Larry Names brings the prior alive, and he’s performed it back during this interesting and informative narrative that has a renowned place on my bookshelf.” – Frank Roderus, Baseball Fan and writer of over a hundred books

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