Fantasy Baseball: The Momentous Drawing of the Sport’s 19th-Century “Color Line” is still Tripping up History Writers / by Howard W. Rosenberg / (originally posted on June 14, 2016 on The Atavist.com. Because the Atavist.com expects to go dark in 2021, it is redirecting visitors of his essay to this WordPress.com link)

         Invoking German historian J. G. Droysen (1808-84), University of Virginia history professor Allan Megill and two co-authors contend that historians need to point out for their readers where they are going beyond the evidence.  In addition, they need to pay attention to indirect evidence that might support or undermine their speculations.Continue reading “Fantasy Baseball: The Momentous Drawing of the Sport’s 19th-Century “Color Line” is still Tripping up History Writers / by Howard W. Rosenberg / (originally posted on June 14, 2016 on The Atavist.com. Because the Atavist.com expects to go dark in 2021, it is redirecting visitors of his essay to this WordPress.com link)”