Al Spalding - Quotes

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Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance. ---->>>

Baseball is a man maker.

Baseball is a man maker.

The genius of our institutions is democratic - baseball is a democratic game. ---->>>

Two hours is about as long as any American can wait for the close of a baseball game, or anything else for that matter. ---->>>

I was not able to understand how it could be right to pay an actor, or a singer, or an instrumentalist for entertaining the public and wrong to pay a ball player for doing exactly the same thing. ---->>>


Al Spalding profile (al-spalding.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: September 2, 1850
Die: 09-09, 1915
Occupation: Athlete

Albert Goodwill Spalding (September 2, 1849 – September 9, 1915) was an American pitcher, manager and executive in the early years of professional baseball, and the co-founder of A.G. Spalding sporting goods company. He was born and raised in Byron, Illinois. He played major league baseball between 1871 and 1878 (wikipedia)