But Didn't We Have Fun?

But Didn't We Have Fun?

An Informal History of Baseball's Pioneer Era, 1843-1870

By Peter Morris

Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Hardcover, 9781566637480, 286pp.

Publication Date: January 21, 2008

Description
The story of baseball in America begins not with the fabled Abner Doubleday but with a generation of mid-nineteenth-century Americans who moved from the countryside to the cities and brought a cherished but delightfully informal game with them.