24th United States Infantry Base Ball Club of Vicksburg, Mississippi v Mississippi Valley BBC of Vicksburg on 2 April 1867

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Date of Game Tuesday, April 2, 1867
Location Vicksburg, MS, United States
Field  Add Field Page Unknown
Home Team 24th United States Infantry Base Ball Club of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Away Team Mississippi Valley BBC of Vicksburg
Score 61 - 35
Innings 8
Number of Players 18
NY Rules Unknown
Description

On March 28, 1867, the Vicksburg newspaper had the following message: "Camp 24th Infantry, Vicksburg, Miss., March 26, '67 - Sir: In behalf of the 24th Infantry Base Ball Club, I beg respectfully to challenge the Mississippi Valley Base Ball Club, of this city, to play a match game for a Ball and Bat, on Tuesday, April 2d, 1867, game to be called at 1 o'clock, P.M., Very Respectfully, Your ob'dt serv't, Richard Buckley, Secretary, 24th Inf. B.B. Club."

On April 3, 1867, the Vicksburg paper gave the score of the game and noted, "The consequence of the advanced stage of the evening, there could only be 8 innings played on each side."

Sources

Vicksburg Daily Herald, March 28, 1867 and April 3, 1867.

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Found by Jeff T. Giambrone



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