First Post-Game Newspaper Interview?
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|Date||Saturday, August 19, 1865 No later than 8/19/1865|
|Location||Brooklyn, NY, United States|
"If that wasn't creeping out of a very small hole, with a tight squeeze at that, I don't know what is!"
Atlantic Club player Peter O'Brien, after the champion Atlantic Club nearly lost a six-run lead in the ninth inning, beating the Eureka Club of Newark, 21-20.
New York Sunday Mercury, August 20, 1865.
Bob Tholkes (posting to 19CBB list-serve, 3/10/2013), points out that this is the first postgame interview he recalls seeing. He also notes that Henry Chadwick was likely writing for the Mercury in 1865.
|Has Source On Hand||No|
|Submitted by||Bob Tholkes|
|Submission Note||19BCC posting, 3/10/2013|