O.K. Club of Ottawa v Black Crook touring company on 4 July 1867

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Date of Game Thursday, July 4, 1867
Location Ottawa, IL, United States
Home Team O.K. Club of Ottawa
Away Team  Add Club Page Black Crook touring company

"Ottawa Old and New, 1823-1914" p. 62 cites the Ottawa Republican: "A Base Ball Came--The O.K. Club of Ottawa played the Black Crooks on July 4th, winning by 22. The .... Republican says it was one of the finest games ever witnessed in this city." (implying there were games prior to this).

The Black Crooks are probably a team composed of the cast of "Black Crook," a play/tableau that was touring Illinois at the time. The play/tableau featured scantily clad women, a fact many newspapers disapproved of!


"Ottawa Old and New, 1823-1914" p. 62 

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


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