Forest City Base Ball Club of Cleveland v Penfield Club of Oberlin College on 20 October 1865

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Date of Game Friday, October 20, 1865
Location Cleveland, OH, United States
Field State Fair Grounds, Cleveland
Home Team Forest City Base Ball Club of Cleveland
Away Team Penfield Club of Oberlin College
Score 28 - 67
Description

The first game of the Forest City was Oct. 20, 1865, at "the Old State Fair Grounds," with Forest City losing to the Penfield Club of Oberlin College 67-28. See Forest City entry.

This appears to be the first organized baseball match in Cleveland.

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Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Cleveland, OH



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