America’s National Pastime
"I think there are only three things America will be known for 2,000 years from now . . . the Constitution, jazz music, and baseball."
Did you know baseball has played a major role throughout American history? Indulge your love of the sport and learn more about baseball’s history at the library. Visit in person or search the catalog to get started. ⚾
Baseball in Goffstown, early 1900s
For More Information
- Library of Congress, Baseball Americana
- Library of Congress, The World Series 1903
- National Archives – explore records related to everything from racial integration in baseball to patents that have improved the game.
- National Baseball Hall of Fame
- NewsBank – for reliable news sources covering sports. Search through full-text U.S. newspapers, including the Union Leader, the NH Sunday News (since 1989), and the Concord Monitor (since 2002).