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Clipper Editor: NYC Now Has Five Clubs "in Good Condition"
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|Location||Greater New York CityGreater New York City|
|City/State/Country:||nyc, NY, United States|
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In March 1855, the editor of the Clipper listed five teams that were "in good condition" and the locations of their twice-a-week practices - Gothams at Red House, Harlem; Knickerbockers, Eagle, and Empire at Elysian Fields at Hoboken , and the Excelsiors in Brooklyn.
New York Clipper, March 3, 1855; from the Mears Collection.
Articles published later in the New York Clipper, the Spirit of the Times, the New-York Daily Times, and the Brooklyn Daily Eagle announced the first appearance in print of 18 new clubs in the Greater NYC region during 1855.Edit with form to add a comment
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|Submitted by||Craig Waff|
|Submission Note||Provided September 2008|
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