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Alexander Cartwright

Awards And Accomplishments

1938 Inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame for originating the sport's basic concepts
1953 Acknowledged by the U.S. Congress to be the founder of modern baseball
1956 City of Hoboken, New Jersey, dedicates a plaque to Cartwright for his organization of the first official baseball games at Hoboken's Elysian Fields

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Famous Sports StarsBaseballAlexander Cartwright Biography - Formed First Recognized Baseball Team, Spread The Rules Of The Game, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments