The 1890s Baseball Team: What History Reveals

The 1890s Baseball Team: Front row -- Neal Johnson, Tom Dickey, Walter Follin, Page Sanders, and Sidney Follin Sr., Back row -- Albert Cornwell, Howard Cunningham, Joe Money, George Gunnell, and Harvey B. Cornwell.

Here is our invitation and our challenge to you: Please pick one player from the 1890s Forestville baseball team that you would like to know more about. Let us know in the form below which player’s research team you would like to be on – or form your own team. An email will be sent out to participants with the names and emails of their teammates. Best of luck in your research!

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Below, you will find a handout distributed at our January program, The 1890s Baseball Team: What History Reveals, that lists questions and potential sources to help you start your research for our Historical Research Challenge. Also posted is a video and its accompanying powerpoint from our January program which explain how to use historical documents to research your baseball player. 

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