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Philadelphia Man Interested in Forming MA Game Club

Salience Noteworthy
Location Philadelphia
City/State/Country: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Text

"We have already several clubs in the neighborhood who I presume play the same game as the New York clubs, which the New York Tribune call a "baby game" if as the article in the Tribune to-day indicates your Massachusetts game is the best we shall be glad to introduce it here."

 

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Letter from William Stokes, Philadelphia to Geo H. Stoddard, Pres., Excelsior Ball Club, Upton Mass, October 18, 1859. From the Mills Commission files at the HOF Giamatti Center.

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