Metropolitan Club of New York v Hamilton Club of Brooklyn on 21 November 1857

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Date of Game Saturday, November 21, 1857
Location Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States
Field Metropolitan grounds at Hamilton Square
Home Team Metropolitan Club of New York
Away Team Hamilton Club of Brooklyn
Score 25 - 11
Innings 4
Description

(play-over of 13 Nov tie game - 4 innings – DRAWN GAME)

(PSOT: “Some of the members of each Club, supposing there would be no game, because of the extreme coldness of the weather, absented themselves; but seven members of each club reporting for duty, they went to work, but darkness finally put a stop to the game at the end of the fourth inning. Therefore, under the rules of the Base Ball Convention, it was not considered a game, and they concluded to lay over all further proceedings until next Spring. They adjourned to Bill Swartz’s hotel, near the ground, and had a good time generally, thawing out.”)

Sources

(1) Young America, “Out-Door Sports: Base Ball: Hamilton vs. Metropolitan,” PSOT, vol. 3, no. 14 (5 Dec 1857), p. 212, col. 2

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Found by Craig Waff
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Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1857-11-21



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