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Falkenstein, George (Lyricist)
Hamilton, John Edward (Composer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1914
Place: Fresno, Calif.
Publisher: Falkenstein's Music House
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-313
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: A song setting forth our love for the national game--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Center seam and cover edge repaired with cloth tape; some edges worn.
Content: First line of chorus: Baseball, baseball, how we love the game.
Content: First line of text: Did you ever play baseball in alley or lot?
Content: For the greatest of fun in the life of a lad is e'er found in the ball, bat and mit--Cover, printed below photograph inset of unidentified boy holding bat, ball, and mitt.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: composed by John Edward Hamilton ; arr. by G. Falkenstein.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14661855
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fed31120-c641-012f-ee0d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1914: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baseball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1914.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baseball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1914). Baseball Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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