Emerson's Side v Price's Side in 1856undefined

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Date of Game 1856
Game Wicket
Location Great Barrington, MA, United States
Home Team  Add Club Page Emerson's Side
Away Team  Add Club Page Price's Side
Score 192 187
Has Source On Hand No
Innings 3
NY Rules No - Predecessor

[Full text]  "Ball Playing -- A game of Wicket was played at Gt. Barrington on the 11th inst., and a supper partaken at the Berkshire House in the evening.  C. M. Emerson, Esq. was the leader of one party and John Price, Esq. of the other.  The game was a close one; the aggregate count in three innings being 192 and 187, the side of Captain Emerson beat."


Source and date unspecified in newspapers.com retrieval of January 2020.

Note: Chronology entry 1856.34 cites this wicket match, and cites the Pittsfield Sun, April 24, 1856, page 2.

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This match apparently did not pit opposing cities as most have.  Are many other cases of intra-city play known?

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Submitted by Larry Moore
Submission Note Email of 1/8/2020


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