Union Club of Morrisania v Baltic Club of New York on 31 July 1856

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Date of Game Thursday, July 31, 1856
Location Harlem, Manhattan, NY, United States
Field Red House
Home Team Union Club of Morrisania
Away Team Baltic Club of New York
Score 23 - 17
Innings 6

(6 innings)

(NYC: “The match … was one of the most interesting and exciting games at base ball that has been played for some time. The occasion attracted a large assemblage of spectators, including representatives from all the clubs of New York and Brooklyn; and as it was generally understood that the contesting clubs were about evenly matched as regards age and experience in the game, additional interest was felt by all present in the result, …”)


(1) “New-York City: Base Ball,” NYDT, vol. 5, no. 1520 (2 Aug 1856), p. 6, col. 1

(2) NYSM, 3 Aug 1856 [NOT YET SEEN]

(3) “Unions and Baltics,” NYC, vol. 4, no. 16 (9 Aug 1856), p. 123, col. [xx]

(4) NYSM list

(5) W. M. Rankin, “Early History of Baseball” (1886), clipping in Mears Collection

(6) Peverelly, p. 49

(7) Wright, pp. 5 & 6

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Found by Craig Waff
Entry Origin Games Tab
Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games Tab:Greater New York City#date1856-7-31


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