Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York v Gothams Club of New York on 14 October 1853

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Date of Game Friday, October 14, 1853
Location Harlem, Manhattan, NY, United States
Field Red House
Home Team Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York
Away Team Gothams Club of New York
Score 21 - 14

(return game – 9 innings)

(SOT (1): “This was the finest, and at one time the closest match, that has ever been played between the two clubs. All that the Gothamites want is a little more practice at the bat; then the Knicks will have to stir themselves to sustain the laurels which they have worn so long.”)


(1) F. W. T., “Base Ball Match,” SOT, vol. 23, no. 36 (22 Oct 1853), p. 432, col. 2 [letter dated 18 Oct]

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

(3) Peverelly, pp. 14-15 & 21

(4) Orem, p. 11

(5) Wright, p. 4

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Found by Craig Waff
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