|Title||Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game.|
|Collection||Hoboken Baseball Collection|
Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game. By John Thorn. NY et al: Simon & Schuster, . First edition. (It was also published simultaneously as an ebook.) 8vo hardcover, dustjacket. pp. 365, illustrations; notes; index.
An important work by a major sports historian on baseball and its origins. Discusses Hoboken and Elysian Fields including some of the early games played there; three of the illustrations are related to Hoboken. St. George's Cricket Club.
Hoboken is not an index entry, but Elysian Fields is found there with multiple entries.
|Publisher||Simon & Schuster|
|Physical Description||8vo hardcover|
Colonade House & Hotel
Saint George's Cricket Grounds
|Year Range from||1800|
|Year Range to||1900|
Social & Personal Activity