Welcome

Welcome to the official site of Alexander Cartwright, father of the modern day game of Baseball. Please take a few moments to look around the site and learn more about the man who founded the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club and created the rules that were the basis of the very ones used in the game today.

Biography

Whether you’re eating a hot dog, singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” or stepping up to the plate yourself. The next time you’re out at the ballpark enjoying America’s favorite pastime, you can thank Alexander Cartwright...

Facts

Interesting facts about Alexander Cartwright.

Awards

In 1938 Alexander Cartwright received the honor of being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame...

Knickerbocker Rules

The Knickerbocker Rules, formalized by Alexander Cartwright in 1945 and later published in 1948, are the basis for the rules used in modern day baseball.

Business

CMG Worldwide is the exclusive business representative for Alexander Cartwright. We work with companies around the world who wish to use his name or likeness in any commercial fashion.