John Montgomery Ward Famous Quotes & Sayings

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John Montgomery Ward Sayings: Baseball grew rapidly in favor; the field was ripe. America needed a live outdoor sport, Baseball grew rapidly in favor; the field was ripe. America needed a live outdoor sport, and this game exactly suited the national temperament. It required all the manly qualities of activity, endurance, pluck, and skill peculiar to cricket, and was immeasurably superior to that game in exciting features.
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John Montgomery Ward Sayings: In the field of outdoor sports, the American boy is easily capable of devising his In the field of outdoor sports, the American boy is easily capable of devising his own amusements, and until some proof is adduced that baseball is not his invention, I protest against this systematic effort to rob him of his dues.
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John Montgomery Ward Sayings: Baseball cannot be learned as a trade. It begins with the sport of the schoolboy, Baseball cannot be learned as a trade. It begins with the sport of the schoolboy, and though it may end in the professional, I am sure there is not a single one of these who learned the game with the expectation of making it a business. There have been years in the life of each during which he must have ate and drank and dreamed baseball.
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John Montgomery Ward Sayings: Whoever has not experienced the pleasure of taking a young lady to her first game Whoever has not experienced the pleasure of taking a young lady to her first game of ball should seize the first opportunity to do so. Her remarks about plays, her opinions of different players and the umpire, and the questions she will ask concerning the game, are all too funny to be missed.