Atlantic Club of Brooklyn v Newark on 5 August 1861

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Date of Game Monday, August 5, 1861
Location Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States
Field  Add Field Page Newark grounds “beautifully located on a high piece of ground at the corner of High and Court streets, Newark; a fine view of the bay and the surrounding country being had from it.”
Home Team Atlantic Club of Brooklyn
Away Team  Add Club Page Newark
Score 21 - 11

Atlantic (Brooklyn) 21

Newark (Newark) 11

(New York Clipper: The game took place “in the presence of the largest concourse of people ever collected at a ball match in Newark.  The weather was oppressively warm, although a refreshing shower had passed over the city about an hour before the commencement of the game, but all it did was to lay the dust and make the ground good for play [MORE])


(1) “Base Ball: Newark vs. Atlantic,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, vol. 20, no. 184 (6 Aug 1861), p. 3, col. 2

(2) “Atlantic, of Brooklyn, vs. Newark, of Newark,” New York Clipper, vol. [xx], no. xx ([xx] Aug 1861), p. [xx], col. [xx]

(3) “Out-Door Sports: Base Ball: Atlantic, of Brooklyn, vs. Newark, of Newark, N.J.,” Wilkes’ Spirit of the Times, vol.  4, no. 24  (17 Aug 1861), p. 372, col. 1

(4) Peverelly, p. 63

(5) Wright, pp. 58 & 60

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Found by Craig Waff
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