Alton Baseball Club v Upper Alton Baseball Club on 19 June 1858

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Date of Game Saturday, June 19, 1858
Location Alton, IL, United States
Home Team Alton Baseball Club
Away Team Upper Alton Baseball Club
Score 224 - 90
NY Rules Doubtful

From Protoball Entry #1858.42 – In Downstate Illinois, New Club Wins by 134 Rounds

"BASEBALL IN ILLINOIS. – The Alton [IL] Base-Ball Club . . . a meeting was held on the evening of May 18, to organize a club . . . . The Upper Alton Base Ball Club . . . sent us a challenge, to play a match game, on Saturday, the 19th of June, which was accepted by our club; each side had five innings, and thirteen players each, with the following result: The Alton Base-Ball Club made 224 rounds. The Upper Alton Base-Ball Club made 90 rounds." "Base-Ball", Porter's Spirit of the Times, Volume 4, number 20 (July 17, 1858), p. 309, columns. 2-3

1) One of the A. B. B. C., “Base-Ball in Illinois,” Porter’s Spirit of the Times, vol. 4, no. 20 (17 Jul 1858), p. 309, cols. 2-3

(2) “Base-Ball in Illinois,” New York Clipper, [?] Jun 1858

Alton IL is a Mississippi River town 5 miles north of St. Louis. Missouri.

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