Olympic Club of Boston v Bay State Club of Boston on 12 May 1857

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Date of Game Tuesday, May 12, 1857
Location Boston, MA, United States
Field Boston Common
Home Team Olympic Club of Boston
Away Team Bay State Club of Boston
Score 25 - 12
Innings 14

Olympic 25-25

Bay State 12-13

(2nd game: 14 innings)

(New York Clipper: The match was “best two out of three in games of 25 tallies,” with “one out all out” the rule.  12 picked members on each team. Second game went 14 innings.)

(The Spirit of the Times: [Extensive report from the Boston Daily Chronicle]



(1) “Exciting Match of Base Ball on the Common,” Boston Courier, 15 May 1857 [NOT YET SEEN]

(2) “Opening the Season in Boston,” New York Clipper, vol. 5, no. 5 (23 May 1857), p. 35, col. [xx] (reprinted from preceding)

(3) “Base Ball: The Olympic v. the Bay State,” Porter’s Spirit of the Times, vol. 2, no. 12 (23 May 1857), p. 180, col. 3

(4) “Base Ball in Boston,” The Spirit of the Times, vol. 22, no. 16 (30 May 1857), p. 182, col. 1

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Found by Craig Waff
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