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Henry Chadwick, 1824-1908, Green-Wood Cemetery

Henry Chadwick was born in Britain and grew up playing cricket, but he is remembered for his contribution to baseball. Chadwick moved to Brooklyn as a child and became a sportswriter; when the game of baseball was organized in the 1860’s, Chadwick devised the box scoring system in order to better report on the game. Later, he wrote the first guides to baseball.

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