Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Putnam Club of Brooklyn on 1 July 1859 1

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Date of Game Friday, July 1, 1859
Location Greenpoint, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Eckford grounds
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Putnam Club of Brooklyn
Score 23 - 17
Game Number 1
Number of Players 18

(NYT (2): “Two thousand persons were present, one hundred and fifty being ladies.”)

Homeruns hit by Francis Pidgeon, Eckford pitcher (6th inning) and Andrew Burr, Putnam centerfielder (4th inning). (EM)

SM - Eckford centerfielder, 16 year-old Albert Squires, made an outstanding bound catch of a ball hit by Andrew Burr in the 5th inning, taking away a second consecutive homerun from Burr.  (EM)

SM - Eckford catcher Edmund Brown seriously injured his hand in the third inning. (EM)


(1) “Brooklyn Intelligence: Base Ball,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2429 (2 Jul 1859), p. 5, col. 2

(2) “Base Ball: Eckford Club vs. Putnam Club,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2429 (2 Jul 1859), p. 8, col. 3

(3) “Eckford vs. Putnam,” NYC, vol. 7, no. 12 (9 Jul 1859), p. 95, col. [xx]

(4) Peverelly, p. 73

(5) Wright, pp. 32 & 35

(6) “Eckford vs Putnam,” MBBS, vol. 1a (1853-1859), p. 21, col. 1-2 (EM)

(7) “Eckford vs. Putnam,” NYSM, vol. [xx], no. [xx] (3 Jul 1859), p. 5, col. 4-5 (EM)

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