First Note of Brushback Pitching

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Awaiting Review
Date Saturday, October 17, 1863
Location NYC, NY, United States
Modern Address 3966 Reservoir Blvd
Description

"All the heavy work in the game (lay) between the pitchers and catchers,the efforts of the former apparently being devoted to the intimidation of batsmen by pitching at them instead of for them as the rules require..."

Quoted in Peter Morris, A Game of Inches, 2010, p.127

Sources

New York Clipper, October 17.1863

Submitted by Bob Tholkes
Submission Note 4/4/2015



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