From Protoball
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Prominent Milestones

Misc BB Firsts
Add a Misc BB First

About the Chronology

Add a Chronology Entry
Open Queries
Open Numbers
Most Aged

Cricket "The Great Match at Hoboken" [US vs. Canada]

Salience Noteworthy
Location Greater New York City
City/State/Country: Hoboken, NJ, United States
Game Cricket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult

"The Great Match at Hoboken!!! The United States Victorious!! Canada vs. United States"

The American team was spiced with English-born talent, including Sam Wright, father to Harry and George Wright. Matthew Brady took photos. A crowd of 8,000 to 10,000 was estimated.


Porter's Spirit of the Times, September 20, 1856. 

Comment Edit with form to add a comment
Query Edit with form to add a query


<comments voting="Plus" />