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|Headline=Excelsior Club Forms in Brooklyn
 
|Headline=Excelsior Club Forms in Brooklyn
 
|Salience=2
 
|Salience=2
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|Country=us
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|State=ny
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|City=brooklyn
 
|Game=Base Ball
 
|Game=Base Ball
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|Immediacy of Report=Contemporary
 
|Age of Players=Adult
 
|Age of Players=Adult
|Text=<p>The Excelsior Club is organized "to improve, foster, and perpetuate the American game of Base Ball, and advance morally, socially and physically the interests of its members." Its written constitution, Seymour notes, is very similar in wording to the Knickerbocker constitution.</p>
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|Text=<p><span>Constitution and By-Laws of the Excelsior Base Ball Club of Brooklyn</span>, 1854.&nbsp;The Excelsior Club is organized "to improve, foster, and perpetuate the American game of Base Ball, and advance morally, socially and physically the interests of its members." Its written constitution, Seymour notes, is very similar in wording to the Knickerbocker constitution.</p>
 
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|Sources=<p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Constitution and By-Laws of the Excelsior Base Ball Club of Brooklyn</span>, 1854. Per Seymour, Harold - Notes in the Seymour Collection at Cornell University, Kroch Library Department of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collection 4809.</p>
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|Sources=<p>Seymour, Harold - Notes in the Seymour Collection at Cornell University, Kroch Library Department of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collection 4809.</p>
 
|Query=<p>Is this the first base ball club organized in Brooklyn?</p>
 
|Query=<p>Is this the first base ball club organized in Brooklyn?</p>
 
|Reviewed=Yes
 
|Reviewed=Yes
 
|Has Supplemental Text=No
 
|Has Supplemental Text=No
 
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Constitution and By-Laws of the Excelsior Base Ball Club of Brooklyn, 1854. The Excelsior Club is organized "to improve, foster, and perpetuate the American game of Base Ball, and advance morally, socially and physically the interests of its members." Its written constitution, Seymour notes, is very similar in wording to the Knickerbocker constitution.

 

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Seymour, Harold - Notes in the Seymour Collection at Cornell University, Kroch Library Department of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collection 4809.

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