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Cricket "The Great Match at Hoboken" [US vs. Canada]
|Location||Greater New York CityGreater New York City|
|City/State/Country:||Hoboken, NJ, United States|
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|Age of Players||AdultAdult|
"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.
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