Potomac Club of Washington v National Club of Washington on 5 May 1860

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Date of Game Saturday, May 5, 1860
Location Washington, DC, United States
Modern Address Ellipse, Washington, D.C.
Field Potomac grounds
Home Team Potomac Club of Washington
Away Team National Club of Washington
Score 37 - 15
Innings 7
Game Officials Richard B. Irwin

Potomac (Washington, D.C.) 37

National (Washington, D.C.) 15

(7 innings)

Porter's Spirit of the Times, May 26, 1860.

Details from Craig Waff's Games Tabulation are at



(1) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Base Ball in Washington,” Porter’s Spirit of the Times, vol. 8, no. 13 (26 May 1860), p. 196, col. 2

(2) Peverelly, p. 112 [Potomac = 35 runs]

(3) Evening Star, May 7, 1860 (GeneD) 

Source Image File:Evening Star 18600507.pdf

Evening Star, May 7, 1860 has the Potomac scoring 35 runs, not 37.

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Did the Potomac score 35 or 37 runs?

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Found by Craig Waff
Entry Origin Games Tab
Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games Tab:Baltimore-Washington#date1860-5-5


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