Creighton Club of Norfolk v Stonewall Base Ball Club of Richmond on 15 September 1866

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Date of Game Saturday, September 15, 1866
Location Norfolk, VA, United States
Home Team Creighton Club of Norfolk
Away Team Stonewall Base Ball Club of Richmond
Score 64 - 19
Description

"A match game at Base Ball, was played on Saturday last, at Norfolk, Va., between the Creighton and Stonewall clubs. The former club is named after the lamented James Creighton, of the Excelsior club, whose honored memory is thus perpetuated in a fitting manner. Among the players in each of these clubs, are several New York and Brooklyn young men, who have settled in the South. We are glad to report the popularity which our National game is attaining in the South. The result of the game was a decided victory for the Creighton's be a score of 64 to 19. Umpire, Mr. Simmons, of the Creighton's. Scorers, Messrs. Pollard and Kenney."

Source: "Sports and Pastimes: Base Ball: Base Ball in the South," Brooklyn Daily Eagle, volume 26, number 200 (Friday, September 21, 1866), page 2, column 6. Submitted by Craig Waff, 3/24/2010.

Norfolk VA (1870 pop. 19,000)is about 95 miles SE of Richmond VA.

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Found by Craig Waff
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