George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum presents Engage: How Baseball
Began and Expanded During the Civil War
Photo courtesy of George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
As early as 1911, Albert Spalding credited the Civil War with “laying the foundation” of baseball. Spend an evening learning about how the war between the states contributed to baseball’s growth to prominence throughout the nation. Re-imagine the Civil War years and gain a new appreciation for the history of America’s pastime.