IUB SPH-M 333 - M333 Study Guide (13 pages)

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Sph-M 333 - Sport in America: Hist Perspectv
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M333 Study Guide 09 30 2014 Chapter 1 quarter horse racing Anglicans who gravitated to Chesapeake Bay brought quarter horse racing from England gambling Development of sports in early regions Puritans Simple Ungodly activities leisure Anglicans Similar to puritans Puritans suppress butchery sports o Killing of animals Quakers Philly o No leisure Penn o Yes leisure More colonies with water sports Less colonies horse racing gambling o Wealthy o Trotting poor people Lacrosse America s first Popular around the great lakes esp North East Played on days on end was apart of their culture Chapter 2 Baseball The Baseball Hall of Fame Cooperstown Opened on 100th anniversary of Doubleday s mythical revelation 1939 Abner Doubleday General in Union Army Died in 1893 Obituary had no mention of baseball 1839 second year cadet at west point wrote a set of rules for the game of baseball New technologies that impacted on early professional era Railroads made possible efficient team travel Telegraph companies sent game results across the nation with incredible speed New printing presses ground out information that stimulated demand for even more Harry Wright Cricket player baseball Developed strategies still used o Practices physical condition sobriety Designed uniforms Cincinnati red stocking Scheduled games Henry Chadwick Box score stats o Created composite box score by 1860s o Introduced batting averages Born in England a moral recreation author of the game of base ball 1868 First organized major league Cincinnati Red Stockings Chicago White Stockings NAPBBP o National Association of Professional Base Ball Players Dominated by Wright s Boston team Southern league had 18 different team franchises Established in 1876 o Driven by William A Hulbert o Chicago Boston New York Hartford Cincinnati Louisville St Louis Philadelphia 8 teams William A Hulbert Driving force behind the creation of the National League President of the Chicago White Stockings Banned Sunday games prohibited sale of



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