Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Gothams Club of New York on 31 August 1858

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Date of Game Tuesday, August 31, 1858
Location Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Eckford grounds
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Gothams Club of New York
Score 23 - 17
Number of Players 18
Game Officials Umpire, Benjamin Foster (Baltic); Scorer Gotham, Judge Van Cott; Scorer Eckford, Harvey Calkins (E. Miklich)

(1) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Matches to Come,” PSOT, vol. 4, no. 26 (28 Aug 1858), p. 404, col. 2

(2) “Base Ball—Eckford Club vs. Gotham Club,” NYT, vol. 7, no. 2168 (1 Sep 1858), p. 8, col. 3

(3) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Eckford vs. Gotham,” PSOT, vol. 5, no. 2 (11 Sep 1858), p. 21, col. 1

(4) “Eckford vs. Gotham,” NYC, vol. 6, no. 21 (11 Sep 1858), p. 166, col. [xx]

(5) Peverelly, pp. 22 & 73

(6) Wright, p. 20

(7) New York Sunday Mercury, September 5, 1858 (E. Miklich)


Eckford pitcher Frances Pidgeon hit two homeruns and Eckford shortstop John Grum hit one.  (E. Miklich)

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