McPherson Club of Decatur v Excelsior Base Ball Club of Pana in 1867

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Date of Game 1867
Location Decatur, IL, United States
Field Decatur Fairgrounds
Home Team McPherson Club of Decatur
Away Team Excelsior Base Ball Club of Pana
Score 20 - 58

The McPherson Club of Decatur competed with the Excelsiors of Pana for the "junior" prize at the Decatur base ball tournament in Sept. 1867. They lost to Pana 58-20. See Decatur Republican, Sept. 19, 1867.

The other clubs at this tournament include the Liberty of Springfield, Bloomington Jrs. and Srs., Excelsiors of Chicago and Egyptians of Centralia.

The McPherson Club had played this Pana club in August. See Pana. It is unclear where this game was played. The McPherson played an intersquad game earlier in August. See Decatur Republican, Aug. 8, 1867.


Decatur Republican, Sept. 19, 1867

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Decatur, IL


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