Ballgame in Dominican Republic in 1890

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Date of Game 1890
Location Dominican Republic
Description

"Cubans brought the game of baseball to the Dominican Republic around 1890 [when] the slaveholding, sugarcane-growing class emigrated to the Dominican Republic [fleeing civil war at home]."

Alan Klein, Dominican Republic: Forging an International Industry, in G. Gmelch, Baseball Without Borders (U Nebraska Press, 2006), page 118.

First in Location Dominican Republic
Players Locality Non-local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia



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