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First League Championship Trophy is Commissioned

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Location New York
City/State/Country: New York, NY, United States
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Robert H  Shaefer,  "The Wiman Trophy, and the Man for Whom It was Named,  Base Ball, Vol. I №2 (2007), p. 55.


[Reprised in John Thorn's Our Game blog, 2/14/2022]

see https://ourgame.mlblogs.com/the-wiman-trophy-and-the-man-for-whom-it-was-named-14c334840975.



Erastus Wiman, Owner of the American Association's New York Metropolitan Club commissioned a silver trophy for the championship of the 1887 season of the American Association. 

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Is this indeed the first such trophy in base ball history?

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Wiman trophy 1887.jpg
Submitted by John Thorn
Submission Note FB posting, 2/14/22


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