David Arcidiacono is an author who has written about the early days of base ball in Connecticut.
- Major League Baseball in Gilded Age Connecticut: The Rise and Fall of the Middletown, New Haven and Hartford Clubs – David Arcidiacono
- Middletown’s Season in the Sun: The Story of Connecticut’s First Professional Baseball Team – David Arcidiacono
- Grace, Grit and Growling: The Hartford Dark Blues Base Ball Club, 1874-1877 – David Arcidiacono
His research was used to develop historically accurate uniforms for the Middletown Mansfields club.
- An Old Game Played the Very Old Way – Chris King/NY Times (8 Jul 2001)