Star Club of Brooklyn v Niagara Club of Brooklyn on 19 July 1859

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Date of Game Tuesday, July 19, 1859
Location South Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Field  Add Field Page Olympic grounds at Smith St., between Union and President streets
Home Team Star Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Niagara Club of Brooklyn
Score 14 - 8

(NYT: “The clubs are both composed of very young men, who are, nevertheless, justly noted in base ball circles for their ability as players. An unusually large audience, numbering representations from almost every New-York and Brooklyn Club, were gratified spectators of the well-contested game.”)


(1) “City News and Gossip: Base Ball,” BDE, vol. 18, no. 168 (18 Jul 1859), p. 3, col. 1

(2) “Base Ball: Star Club vs. Niagara,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2443 (20 Jul 1859), p. 5, col. 2

(3) “Star vs. Niagara,” NYC, vol. 7, no. 15 (30 Jul 1859), p. 115, col. [xx] [Mears Collection places it in August, but states game was on Tuesday, the 19th]

(4) Wright, p. 32

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Found by Craig Waff
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