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Title Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game.
Object Name Book
Catalog Number 2011.001.0028
Collection Hoboken Baseball Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Author Thorn, John
Summary Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game. By John Thorn. NY et al: Simon & Schuster, [2011]. 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
Published Place NY
Published Date 2011
Copy# 1
Physical Description 8vo hardcover
Search Terms Elysian Fields
Colonade House & Hotel
Saint George's Cricket Grounds
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1900
ISBN 978-0-7432-9403-4
Caption dustjacket front
Imagefile 095\20110010028.TIF
Classification Baseball
Social & Personal Activity
Sports
Geography
Parks
Recreation