In Silver City in 1873

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Date of Game 1873
Location Silver City, NM, United States
Description

An article in True West Magazine states that baseball was played here in 1873.

The [Denver] Rocky Mountain News, March 10, 1884: "New Mexico--Silver City is suffering from the base ball mania."

Mesilla Valley Democrat, Sept. 2, 1887, has a long article about a game in Silver City between the "fats" and the "leans" of that town.

Silver City was founded in 1870. 

Sources

"Baseball Burlesque," True West Magazine, Jan. 14, 2016

The [Denver] Rocky Mountain News, March 10, 1884

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice



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