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How Baseball Began


Union Prisoners at Salisbury, N.C., 1863.

Union prisoners at Salisbury, North Carolina play baseball in 1863

CREDIT: Boetticher, Otto, artist; Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith."Union Prisoners at Salisbury, N.C." Goupil & Co. 1863. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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