Book Review: Baseball’s Creation Myth: Adam Ford, Abner Graves and the Cooperstown Story, by Brian “Chip” Martin

A Canadian doctor’s account of a game played in Beachville, Ont., on June 4, 1838 may have been the inspiration behind the myth that Cooperstown, N.Y., was the birthplace of baseball. That’s the theory that Brian “Chip” Martin convincingly proposes in his meticulously researched book Baseball’s Creation Myth: Adam Ford, Abner Graves and the CooperstownContinue reading “Book Review: Baseball’s Creation Myth: Adam Ford, Abner Graves and the Cooperstown Story, by Brian “Chip” Martin”