Continental Club of Brooklyn v Baltic Club of New York on 28 July 1858

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Date of Game Wednesday, July 28, 1858
Location Williamsburg, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Continental grounds at Wheat Hill
Home Team Continental Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Baltic Club of New York
Score 21 - 15
Description

(conquering game of a home-and-home match)

(NYT: played “in the presence of over fifteen hundred spectators, a large number of whom were ladies. … The result is rather to be attributed to the peculiar twist put on the ball by Mr. Barto, the Pitcher for the Continentals, …”)

Sources

(1) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Matches to Come,” PSOT, vol. 4, no. 21 (24 Jul 1858), p. 325, col. 2

(2) “Base Ball,” NYT, vol. 7, no. 2139 (29 Jul 1858), p. 4, col. 5

(3) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Continental vs. Baltic,” PSOT, vol. 4, no. 23 (7 Aug 1858), p. 365, col. 1

(4) “Continental vs. Baltic,” NYC, vol. 6, no. 16 (7 Aug 1858), p. 126, col. [xx]

(5) Wright, pp. 21 & 25

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Found by Craig Waff
Entry Origin Games Tab
Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1858-7-28



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