Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Gothams Club of New York on 12 August 1859

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Date of Game Friday, August 12, 1859
Location South Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Excelsior grounds
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Gothams Club of New York
Score 17 - 10

(home-and-home game)

(NYT: “The well-known reputation of both Clubs in base ball circles drew a large number of persons to witness the contest.”)


(1) “Base Ball: Gotham, of New York, vs. Eckford, of Greenpoint,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2465 (15 Aug 1859), p. 5, col. 1

(2) “Eckford vs. Gotham, NYC, vol. 7, no. 19 (27 Aug 1859), p. 149, col. [xx]

(3) Peverelly, pp. 22 & 73 [latter page dates it 2 May]

(4) Wright, pp. 32 & 35

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Found by Craig Waff
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