Gothams Club of New York v Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York on 19 June 1846

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Date of Game Friday, June 19, 1846
Location Hoboken, NJ, United States
Field Elysian Fields
Home Team Gothams Club of New York
Away Team Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York
Score 23 - 1
Innings 4
Description

History records this game as being played between the Knickerbockers and the New York Ball Club. By 1846 the name of the Knicks opponents was indeed the New York Club, however they began their existence as the Gothams.  See the Gothams club page for more details. (rc)

Sources

Morris, Peter, et. al., Editors (2013) Base Ball Founders; the Clubs, Players and Cities of the Northeast that Established the Game. Jefferson, NC, McFarland, 50.

Knickerbocker game book

Peverelly, p. 13

Orem, p. 10

Wright, p. 4 [NY runs = 21]

Found by Larry McCray & Craig Waff
Entered by Ralph Carhart
First in Location NJ First Match Game Under NY Rules
Players Locality Local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia



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