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Philadelphia Cricket Club Issues Challenge for Matches at $50 to $100

Salience Noteworthy
Location Philadelphia
Game Cricket
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"The Philadelphia Ledger for November 1, 1841, carried an advertisement from the Wakefield Mills Cricket Club challenging 'the best eleven in the city to play two home-and-home games for from $50 to $100.'"

John Lester, A Century of Philadelphia Cricket [UPenn Press, Philadelphia PA, 1951], page 15.

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