Eckford Club of Brooklyn v Hudson River Club of Newburgh on 4 November 1861

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Date of Game Monday, November 4, 1861
Location Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field Greenpoint
Home Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Hudson River Club of Newburgh
Score 38 - 18
Number of Players 18
Game Officials Scorers: Campbell and McCutcheon; Umpire: Wooley of the Nousuch Club

Wilkes' Spirit of the Times; November 16, 1861, p 164.

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Joe Sprague's debut with the Eckford of Brooklyn BBC.  It has been reported repeatedly, mainly based on a Sprague's obit found in the New York Clipper (July 9, 1898, p 311) that he started the 1862 season with the Enterprise Club of Brooklyn.  He was never a member of that club.

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