Lexington v Wayne in Greenpoint on 31 October 1857

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Date of Game Saturday, October 31, 1857
Location Greenpoint, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Wayne grounds
Home Team  Add Club Page Lexington
Away Team  Add Club Page Wayne
Innings 4

Lexington 14

(4 innings, due to darkness)


PSOT (1):

Wayne 1 (xxx) 31

Lexington 2 (xxx) 23

(5 innings)

(PSOT (3): “In last week’s SPIRIT, there is an account of a match …, which, I am sorry to say, is not a true account. What the Lexingtons’ object was, in publishing such an account, I know not. … They wanted to take advantage of the darkness, and insisted the firth innings should be concluded; which conduct (if I may so speak) so disgusted three of their members, that they resigned at once, and are now members of the Waynes.”)


(1) “Out-Door Sports: Base Ball: Wayne vs. Lexington,” PSOT, vol. 3, no. 10 (7 Nov 1857), p. 148, col. 2

(2) “Wayne vs. Lexington,” NYC, vol. 5, no. 30 (14 Nov 1857), p. 235, col. [xx]

(3) One of the Waynes, “Out-Door Sports: Base Ball: Waynes vs. Lexingtons,” PSOT, vol. 3, no. 11 (14 Nov 1857), p. 164, col. 3

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Found by Craig Waff
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