Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Atlantic Club of Brooklyn on 8 September 1859

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Date of Game Thursday, September 8, 1859
Location Bedford, Long Island, NY, United States
Field Atlantic grounds
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Atlantic Club of Brooklyn
Score 22 - 16
Description

(return match)

(NYT (2): “This match game came off … in the presence of some six thousand spectators, many of whom were ladies. The Atlantics were defeated—the first game they have lost for a period of nearly two years. The Eckford Club have added greatly to their reputation by this victory, as the Atlantics, by their many and repeated victories of both New-York and Brooklyn Clubs, have been deemed almost invincible.”)

(NYC: “one of the largest and most respectable assemblages we have ever seen on a ball ground”)

Sources

(1) “Out-Door Sports: Base Ball,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2486 (8 Sep 1859), p. 5, col. 3

(2) “Out-Door Sports: Base Ball: Atlantic vs. Eckford,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2487 (9 Sep 1859), p. 5, col. 2

(3) “City News and Gossip: Atlantic vs. Eckford,” BDE, vol. 18, no. 215 (9 Sep 1859), p. 3, col. 1

(4) “Eckford vs. Atlantic,” NYC, vol. 7, no. 22 (17 Sep 1859), p. 173, col. [xx]

(5) “Atlantic vs. Eckford,” WSOT, vol. 1, no. 2 (17 Sep 1859), p. 20, col. [xx] [TBI; NOT YET SEEN]

(6) Peverelly, p. 62 & 73

(7) Wright, pp. 31 & 32

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Found by Craig Waff
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Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1859-9-8



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