Union Club of Morrisania v Eckford Club of Brooklyn on 29 August 1862

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Date of Game Friday, August 29, 1862
Location Morrisania, NY, United States
Home Team Union Club of Morrisania
Away Team Eckford Club of Brooklyn
Score 11 - 27
Description

NYC: “These clubs played their first match together ….  Several fellows made themselves disagreeably, prominent as members of the crowd, much to the discredit of the club they follow, and of the game.  It is a pity these fellows are not repudiated.  We should think the Eckfords have now attained too high a position to tolerate them any longer.  All who want to bet should do it quietly.”

Sources

(1) “Eckford vs. Union,” NYC, vol. 10, no. 21 (6 Sep 1862), p. 163, col. 3-4
(2) Peverelly, p. 74 [Eckford runs = 29]
(3) Wright, pp. 67 & 68
(4) “Eckford, of Brooklyn vs Union, of Morrisania,” WSOT, vol. [xx], no. [xx], (6 Sep 1862), p. 5, col. 2
(5) “Eckford vs Union,” MBBS, vol. 1,  (1862-1863), p. 14, col. 3
(6) “Eckford (of Brooklyn) vs Union (of Morrisania),” NYSM, vol. 24, no. 34 (31Aug 1862), p. [xx], col. [xx]

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Found by Eric Miklich
Entered by Ralph Carhart
First in Location Morrisania, NY



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