On September 13, 1938 — 1938 – A special committee names Alexander Cartwright to Baseball’s Hall of Fame for originating the sport’s basic concepts. Henry Chadwick, inventor of the box score and the first baseball writer, is also honored.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 13
National Pastime
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game