When Troy Was A Major League City — Acknowledgements and Bibliography

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  • Broderick, Warren. Untitled and unpublished article of 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings vs. Lansingburgh Unions (“Haymakers”) 17-17 tie game. Submitted to the Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY
  • Broderick, Warren. Various unpublished letters to the Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY, 1969
  • “Day, first owner of the Giants, dies.” The New York Times, January 26, 1925
  • Dewey, Donald and Acocella, Nick. Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball Teams, Harper Collins, 1994
  • Jose de Jesus Jimenez, Jr. “Esteban Bellan, the first Latin American player to play organized baseball in the United States.” Unpublished essay submitted to the Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY
  • Pietrusza, David. Major Leagues: The formation, sometimes absorption, and mostly inevitable demise of 18 professional baseball organizations, 1871 to present, McFarland & Co., 1991
  • Puff, Richard A., ed. Troy’s Baseball Heritage, Troy, NY: Committee to Preserve Troy’s Baseball Heritage, 1992
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The author gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the following in writing this article:

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY
  • Rensselaer County Historical Society, Troy, NY
  • Troy Public Library
  • Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Language, Literature, & Communication
  • Dr. S. Michael Halloran, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Mr. David Pietrusza (SABR)
  • Mr. Richard Puff (SABR)
  • Mr. Warren Broderick