By: The New York Times
Date: October 14, 1903
Source: "Boston's Champion Team." The New York Times, October 14, 1903, 10.
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The first professional baseball club was formed in 1869, when the Cincinnati Red Stockings had a full roster of paid players. In 1876 William Hulbert, who owned the Chicago Cubs, founded baseball's National League. The teams included the Chicago White Stockings, the Boston Red Caps, the Cincinnati Red Stockings, the St. Louis Brown Stockings, the...
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