Dewar Discusses Baseball and the Civil War
March 27, 2014
Dr. David Dewar discussed the origins of baseball and the gameâ€™s connection to the American Civil War. This event, part of the departmentâ€™s Civil War Lecture Series, was held at Fort Concho and also featured Fort Concho site manager Bob Bluthardt. Mr. Bluthardt discussed how baseball developed into the nationâ€™s favorite pastime by the twentieth century. Attendees also witnessed (and some participated in) a demonstration game using nineteenth century rules.