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

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1914

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1914
Place: Fresno, Calif.
Publisher: Falkenstein's Music House
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-313
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.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: 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
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14661855
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fed31120-c641-012f-ee0d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1914: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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 June 29, 2022.

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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