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First Game in Canada Played by New York Rules?
|City/State/Country:||ONT, Canada West|
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|Immediacy of Report||Contemporary|
|Age of Players||AdultAdult|
"YOUNG CANADA vs. YOUNG AMERICA. - These two base ball clubs of Canada (the former of Toronto, the latter of Hamilton) played the first game of base ball that has ever taken place there, we believe, under the rules of the N. Y. Base Ball Association, on Tuesday, 24th ult., at Hamilton."
The New York Clipper, June 11, 1859
Young Canada prevailed, 68-41.Edit with form to add a comment
Are there earlier claims for the first Knicks-style game in Canada? Item #1856.18 above was likely a predecessor game, right?Edit with form to add a query
|Submitted by||Craig Waff|
|Submission Note||September 2008|
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1859.41 First Game in Canada Played by New York Rules?"
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