Category:Alexander Cartwright

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English: Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr. (April 17, 1820 – July 12, 1892), was officially declared the inventor of the modern game of baseball by the United States Congress on June 3, 1953. More judiciously, he is one of several people sometimes called a "father of baseball" in the 21st century.

Alexander Cartwright 
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early developer of baseball
Date of birth 17 April 1820
New York City
Date of death 12 July 1892
Place of burial
  • Oahu Cemetery
  • baseball player
  • banker
Authority control
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