Erie Club of Buffalo v Live Oak Club of Rochester on 27 September 1859

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Date of Game Tuesday, September 27, 1859
Location Buffalo, NY, United States
Field Niagara Grounds, Buffalo
Home Team Erie Club of Buffalo
Away Team Live Oak Club of Rochester
Score 22 - 14

(Porter’s Spirit of the Times: “The weather was favorable, and a large crowd present, including a goodly number of ladies.  The game was called at 2 P.M., the choice of innings resulting in favor of the Eries, they taking the bat first.  The game was continued till the end of the 8th innings, when the score stood, Eries 22, Live Oaks 7, at which the umpire should have called the game, owing to the darkness.  Another innings was played in which the Live Oaks gained seven tallies.  …  The return match will be played in Rochester some day next week.”)


(1) Theta, “The ‘Live Oaks’,” RU&A, vol. 32, no. 229 (27 Sep 1859), p. 2, col. 4

(2) Buffalo Courier, 28 Sep 1859 [NOT YET SEEN]

(3) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Base Ball at Buffalo,” Porter’s Spirit of the Times, vol. 7, no. 5 [sic: 6] (8 Oct 1859), p. 83, col. 2 [reprint of (2)]

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