Metropolitan Club of New York v Manhattan Club of New York on 21 July 1858

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Date of Game Wednesday, July 21, 1858
Location Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States
Field  Add Field Page Manhattan grounds at Hamilton Square
Home Team Metropolitan Club of New York
Away Team Manhattan Club of New York
Score 46 - 19
Description

(PSOT: “Though the Manhattans were badly beaten, they will not stay so—they are a new club, and have got the spirit and strength to yet make good players. The Metropolitans play well, and, of late, are growing very careful—a virtue much needed in ball playing.…After the game, the Metropolitans were escorted over to the ‘Monumont House,’ where friend Swarts and his amiable lady had prepared an excellent supper. All parties enjoyed the occasion, and parted ‘when the sma’ wee hours o’mornin’ mad’ them go.’ “)

Sources

(1) “Manhattan vs. Metropolitan,” NYC, vol. 6, no. 16 (7 Aug 1858), p. 126, col. [xx]

(2) Treasurer, “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Manhattan vs. Metropolitan,” PSOT, vol. 4, no. 23 (7 Aug 1858), p. 357, col. 3

(3) Wright, p. 21

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Found by Craig Waff
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Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games_Tab:Greater_New_York_City#date1858-7-21



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