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Young Brooklyn Clubs Play, But Reporter is Unimpressed

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Newspaper Coverage
Location Greater New York City
City/State/Country: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Game Base Ball
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
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The Harmony Club beat the Continentals, 21-15, in the "intense heat" of Brooklyn, but the scathing of the players didn't end there. "The play was miserably poor, neither party being entitled to be called good players. Bad, however, as was the play of the Harmony Club, that of the Continentals was infinitely worse. - Mr. Brown, the catcher, being the only good player amongst the whole. They all require a good deal of practice before again attempting to play a match."

 

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"Base Ball. - Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 16, 1856, page 2

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Submitted by Gregory Christiano
Submission Note Image contributed December 15, 2009.



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