In Aurora in 1862undefined

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Date of Game 1862
Game Ball
Location Aurora, IL, United States
Has Source On Hand No
NY Rules No - Predecessor

The Chicago Tribune, June 21, 1862 reports on an excursion by the Congregational churches of Chicago, to a picnic spot one mile from Aurora, where they played a "game of ball." No details are given, except that it involved running around, wasn't quoites, and wasn't foot-ball.


The Chicago Tribune, June 21, 1862

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Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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