Ballgame in Livorno in 1884

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Date of Game 1884
Location Livorno, Italy
NY Rules Likely
Description

"America's pastime had made a brief appearance in 1884 in the Italian port town of Livorno, but Spalding . . . [in his 1889 tour visit] offered it on a grander platform."

Josh Chetwynd, Baseball in Europe (McFarland, 2008), page 38. We are unclear on a source for Livorno ballplaying.

First in Location Italy
Entry Origin Sabrpedia



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