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On "Second Anniversary," The NY Club Plays Intramural Game

Salience Peripheral
Location Greater New York City
City/State/Country: Hoboken, NJ, United States
Game Base Ball
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult
Text

"NEW YORK BASE BALL CLUB: The second Anniversary of the Club came off yesterday, on the ground in the Elysian fields." The game matched two nine-player squads, and ended with a 24-23 score. "The Club were honored by the presence of representatives from the Union Star Cricket Club, the Knickerbocker Clubs, senior and junior, and other gentlemen of note." NY Club players on the box score included Case, Clair, Cone, Gilmore, Granger, Harold, Johnson, Lalor, Lyon, Murphy, Seaman, Sweet [on both sides!], Tucker, Venn, Wheaton, Wilson, and Winslow. 

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New York Herald, November 11, 1845. Posted to 19cBB by John Thorn, 3/31/2008. 

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