Excelsior Club of Brooklyn v Charter Oak Club of Brooklyn on 21 June 1860

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Date of Game Thursday, June 21, 1860
Location Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Excelsior grounds
Home Team Excelsior Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Charter Oak Club of Brooklyn
Score 36 - 9
Description

(return match)

(BDE: Game was played “in the presence of some two thousand persons. The Excelsiors were out in full force and played their very best game. … The Charter Oaks did not come up to their usual style of playing and were consequently compelled to chronicle their first defeat of the season.”)

(NYT: “The fly game is becoming more and more popular, as is shown by the increasing number of matches that are played in this manner. An interesting fly game took place … between the above Clubs.”)

(NYC: “the game being played on the fly, …, the Excelsiors were of course victorious”)

Sources

(1) “City News and Gossip: Excelsior vs. Charter Oak,” BDE, vol. 19, no. 148 (22 Jun 1860), p. 3, col. 1

(2) “Out-of-Door Sports: Base Ball: Charter Oak vs. Excelsior,” NYT, vol. 9, no. 2732 (22 Jun 1860), p. 5, col. 3

(3) “Excelsior vs. Charter Oak,” NYC, vol. 8, no. 11 (30 Jun 1860), p. 83, col. [xx]

(4) Peverelly, p. 51

(3) Wright, pp. 44 & 46

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Found by Craig Waff
Entry Origin Games Tab
Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1860-6-21



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