Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Harlem Club of New York on 8 September 1858 1

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Date of Game Wednesday, September 8, 1858
Location Harlem, Manhattan, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Harlem Grounds at Mount Morris
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Harlem Club of New York
Score 40 - 22
Game Number 1
Number of Players 18

(PSOT: “The Harlem boys did not play with their usual ability. Mr. James Woods, their catcher, was hurt early in the contest, and was obliged to retire from the field; this was a detriment to this club.…A very large assemblage witnessed the sport.”)

Eckford scored 12 runs in the 3rd inning.  (EM)


(1) “Eckford Club vs. Harlem Club,” NYT, vol. 7, no. 2168 (1 Sep 1858), p. 8, col. 3

(2) “Sporting Intelligence: Harlem vs. Eckford,” NYT, vol. 7, no. 2174 (8 Sep 1858), p. 5, col. 1

(2) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Harlem vs. Eckford,” PSOT, vol. 5, no. 3 (18 Sep 1858), p. 36, col. 2

(3) “Eckford vs. Harlem,” NYC, vol. VI, no. 22 (18 Sep 1858), p. 175, col. 1 (EM)

(4) Peverelly, p. 73

(5) Wright, p. 20 (twice)

(6) “Eckford vs Harlem,” MBBS, vol. 1a (1853-1859), p. 17, col. 1 (EM)

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