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THE AMERICAN BASEBALL PLAYERS.

6 December 1888, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 10

…American sports have never shied away from worldwide expansion. Australia got its introduction to top flight baseball in 1888, with a tour from the king of sporting entrepreneurs Albert Spalding. A quote from The Argus at the time is illustrative of how deeply the myths about Americans and cricket run:…