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News and information relating to the Project for the Chronicling of British Baseball

Early Christmas presents for Project Cobb

The past week has seen a couple of developments for Project Cobb (the Project for the Chronicling of British Baseball). Back on Thursday, I met up with John Thomas, who was starting catcher for Great Britain in the game against The Netherlands in 1965. We were looking through some of his old photos together and […]

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Baseball Mercury web archive launched

The British baseball publication Baseball Mercury was edited by baseball historian William Morgan from 1972 until 1989. Fifty-one issues were produced in all, and the publication’s scope covers both domestic and international baseball, as well as softball. Its coverage includes articles on baseball in Britian going back to the 19th Century (it is William Morgan’s records of […]

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Project Cobb gets underway

The just-launched Project Cobb (or the Project for the Chronicling of British Baseball) encourages the recording of baseball in Britain as it happens as well as the exploration and publishing of its history. To this end, Project Cobb publishes a central registry of research projects as well as a list of collaborators. (more…)

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