First International Game Played by New York Rules
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|Location||Clifton, Ontario, Canada|
|Modern Address||Niagara Falls, ON|
In a game played in what is now Niagara Falls, Ontario, the Queen City Club of Buffalo defeated the Burlington Club of Hamilton, Ontario, 30-25.
[A] This game appears on the Protoball Games Tabulation [WNY Table] compiled by Craig Waff. It was reported as "the first match ever played by Clubs from the United States and Canada." in the Buffalo Morning Express on August 18, 1860.
[B] Joseph Overfield, The 100 Seasons of Buffalo Baseball (Partner's Press, 1985), page 17. Overfield does not cite a primary source for this event.
[C] Hamilton Spectator, August 18, 1860.
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|Submitted by||Craig Waff, Bill Humber|
|Submission Note||Games Tab 1.0; Humber emails of May 21 and June 6 2014|
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