Excelsior Club of South Brooklyn v Putnam Club of East Brooklyn on 8 October 1856

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Date of Game Wednesday, October 8, 1856
Location South Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Excelsior grounds at corner of Smith & Degraw streets (at the foot of Court St.)
Home Team Excelsior Club of South Brooklyn
Away Team  Add Club Page Putnam Club of East Brooklyn
Score 16 - 15
Innings 6

(6 innings – drawn game)

(Porter’s Spirit of the Times: The clubs “found night’s dark curtain falling on them before they could bring the game to a regular termination. When time was called, the former was one notch ahead.”)


(1) “Base Ball,” Porter’s Spirit of the Times, vol. 1, no. 7 (18 Oct 1856), p. 117, col. 1

(2) New York Sunday Mercury list (Excelsior = 15 runs)

(3) Peverelly, p. 53

(4) Wright, pp. 5 & 6

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Found by Craig Waff
Entry Origin Games Tab 2
Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1856-10-8


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