Abner who?

Kearney, Mark
October 1994
Beaver;Oct/Nov94, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p12
Highlights the history of baseball in Canada. Toronto Blue Jays' winning of the World Series; Canada as place of origin of the sport; Examination of the validity of Adam Ford's letter to the periodical `Sporting Life' in 1886; Early references to variations on baseball.


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