Gothams Club of New York v Knickerbocker Club of New York on 30 June 1854

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Date of Game Friday, June 30, 1854
Location Harlem, Manhattan, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Red House (the late cricket ground of the St. George’s Club)
Home Team Gothams Club of New York
Away Team  Add Club Page Knickerbocker Club of New York
Score 16 - 21
Innings 16

(16 innings – “4 hours’ hard play”)

(SOT (1): “… the playing was most admirable on both sides, contested from beginning to end with perseverance and good feeling. The winding up, a glorious supper, with champagne punch, which did credit to our friend Brown, the host at the Red House.”)


(1) Knickerbocker game book (recorded after 17 Nov 1854)

(2) Subscriber, “Base Ball Play,” SOT, vol. 24, no. 22 (15 Jul 1854), p. 258, col. 2 [letter dated 11 Jul]

(3) “Base Ball: Knickerbocker vs. Gotham Club,” SOT, vol. 25, no. 32 (22 Sep 1855), p. 373, col. 3 [list of Knickerbocker-Gotham games]

(4) Peverelly, pp. 15 & 21

(5) Orem, p. 12

(6) Wright, p. 4

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