In Christchurch in September 1881

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Date of Game September 1881
Location Christchurch, New Zealand
Field Christ's College

The North Otago Times, Sept. 27, 1881, in an item dated Christchurch, Sept. 26th: "The first game of base ball ever seen here was played on Saturday at Christ's College."

Christ's College is an old school located in Christchurch. This may be the first recorded game ever played on the "South Island" of NZ.


The North Otago Times, Sept. 27, 1881

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Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location New Zealand


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