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The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain. ---->>>

Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve. ---->>>

It was not long before I was struck with the idea that base ball was just the game for a national sport for Americans. ---->>>

A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility. ---->>>

Most Americans think Abner Doubleday invented the game but he had little or nothing to do with cricket. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: October 5, 1824
Die: 04-20, 1908
Occupation: Writer

Henry Chadwick (1824 – April 20, 1908) was an English-born American sportswriter, baseball statistician and historian, often called the "Father of Baseball" for his early reporting on and contributions to the development of the game. He edited the first baseball guide that was sold to the public. He is credited with creating box scores, as well as creating the abbreviation "K" that designates a strikeout (wikipedia)