Excelsior Club of Brooklyn v Baltic Club of New York on 28 July 1859

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Date of Game Thursday, July 28, 1859
Location Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Baltic grounds at corner of 81st St. [or 82nd St.] & 2nd Ave.warning.png"Baltic grounds at corner of 81st St. [or 82nd St.] & 2nd Ave." cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.
Home Team Excelsior Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Baltic Club of New York
Score 30 - 19
Description

(NYT: The Excelsiors “played throughout in that splendid manner by which their Club is justly celebrated. … A large assemblage was upon the grounds.”)

(NYC: “the first contest between the Baltic and Excelsior clubs. The weather was all that could have been desired, and there was quite alarge number of spectators on the ground, and a more orderly concourse we have never seen on a ball ground.”)

Sources

(1) “Base Ball: Excelsior, of Brooklyn vs, Baltic, of New-York,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2451 (29 Jul 1859), p. 4, col. 6

(2) “Excelsior vs. Baltic,” NYC, vol. 7, no. 17 (13 Aug 1859), p. 132, col. [xx]

(3) Peverelly, p. 56

(4) Wright, pp. 31 & 38

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Found by Craig Waff
Entry Origin Games Tab
Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1859-7-28



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