Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Union Club of Morrisania on 23 May 1860

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Date of Game Wednesday, May 23, 1860
Location Morrisania, NY, United States
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Union Club of Morrisania
Score 22 - 19
Number of Players 18
Game Officials Umpire, T. Dankin (Putnam); Scorer Eckford, W.A. Brown; Scorer Union, John A. Henry (E. Miklich)
Description

(NYC: “comments from out side parties will always be made, as those who are pecuniarily interested in the result of the game will be either exultant or condemnatory in their comments, according as their interests are affected by the decisions. Indeed, these outside parties, these excresences of ball matches, like the runners of the fire department, are generally the very persons that create all the trouble and ill feeling that ever occurs on these occasions, ….”)

Sources

(1) “Eckford of Brooklyn vs. Union of Morrisania,” NYC, vol. 8, no. 7 (2 Jun 1860), p. 51, col. [xx]

(2) Peverelly, pp. 49 & 73 [latter page dates game 23 Apr]

(3) Wright, pp. 44 & 49

(4) Mears Base Ball Scrapbooks - Vol 1; 1860-1861, p.27 (E. Miklich)

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Found by Craig Waff
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Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1860-5-23



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