Definition of Doubleday, Abner in English:

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Doubleday, Abner

Pronunciation: /ˈdəbəlˌdā/
(1819–93), US army officer. A Union general in the Civil War, he was credited in 1908 with creating the modern game of baseball, although this claim has been discounted.

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Syllabification: Dou·ble·day, Abner

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