A Case for the Creation of Baseball in Pittsfield, MA from 1791

There seems to be a case for the origins of the game of baseball hailing from the Bay State (Massachusetts) rather than Cooperstown, NY, home of Doubleday Field and The Baseball Hall of Fame.

So was baseball created in Cooperstown, NY by Mr. Doubleday, (as per the book “Live All You Can” as mentioned in this previous article: Who Really Created And Made Baseball “America’s Game”), in Hoboken, NJ in 1845 by Alexander J. Cartwright or in Pittsfield, MA?

Below you will find a video which claims the latter…

Baseball Garden of Eden, part 1 from carolyn hall on Vimeo.

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