Ben and Sam talk to MLB's Official Historian, John Thorn, about a trio of founding documents now up for auction that casts light on the truth behind baseball's long-disputed origin story.

Audio intro: Eleanor Friedberger, "I Am the Past"
Audio outro: Of Montreal, "The Past is a Grotesque Animal"

Link to John's background on "The Laws of Base Ball"
Link to the Doc Adams documents auction listing

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