Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Eckford Club of Brooklyn on 28 May 1861

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Date of Game Tuesday, May 28, 1861
Location Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field Manor House grounds
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Score 28 - 21
Innings 5
Number of Players 20
Game Officials Umpire, H. Chadwick (Atlantic)

Intra-squad match, the "First Nine" (28) vs "The Field" (21).

Alter building a 10-4 lead after two complete innings, "The Field" side was allowed six outs per inning.

H. Chadwick is listed as the Umpire and identified as being a member of the Atlantic Club.


(1) Mears Base Ball Scrapbooks - Vol 1; 1860-1861, p.25.

(2) “Eckford Club,” New York Clipper, vol. [xx], no. [xx] ([xx] Jun 1861), p. [xx], col. [xx]

(3) “Out-Door Sports: Base Ball: Eckford Base Ball Club,” Wilkes’ Spirit of the Times, vol.  4, no. 15  (15 Jun 1861), p. 228, col. 3

Has Source On Hand Yes

"The Field" side was allowed 11 players and were given six outs each inning.  Future impact player, Al Reach played second for "The Field" and his brother, Bob, played centerfield.  "The Field" side hit four home runs (one each by the Reach brothers) to the "First Nine's" one.

Note that Henry Chadwick is listed as a member or the Atlantic of Brooklyn Club.

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