Atlantic Club of Chicago v Excelsior Club of Chicago on 20 August 1860

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Date of Game Monday, August 20, 1860
Location Chicago, IL, United States
Field West Side cricket grounds
Home Team Atlantic Club of Chicago
Away Team Excelsior Club of Chicago
Score 17 - 9

(Chicago Press and Tribune (1): “The second nine of the Atlantics have challenged the second nine of the Excelsiors.  This match promises to be a very interesting one, as it brings to notice many first-class players, who have never before appeared as contestants for ‘the ball.’ ”)


(1) “The City: Base Ball,” Chicago Press and Tribune, vol. 14, no. 41 (17 Aug 1860), p. 1, col. 4

(2) “The City: Base Ball,” Chicago Press and Tribune, vol. 14, no. 45 (22 Aug 1860), p. 4, col. 6

(3) “Base Ball in Chicago,” New York Clipper, [?] Aug 1860 [states game was played on 16 Aug]

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Found by Craig Waff
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