Excelsior Club of Brooklyn v Baltic Club of New York on 28 July 1859

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Date of Game Thursday, July 28, 1859
Location New York, Manhattan, NY, United States
Field Independent grounds at corner of 81st St. and 2nd Ave.
Home Team Excelsior Club of Brooklyn
Away Team Baltic Club of New York
Score 30 - 19
Description

(NYT: The Excelsiors “played throughout in that splendid manner by which their Club is justly celebrated. … A large assemblage was upon the grounds.”)

(NYC: “the first contest between the Baltic and Excelsior clubs. The weather was all that could have been desired, and there was quite alarge number of spectators on the ground, and a more orderly concourse we have never seen on a ball ground.”)

Sources

(1) “Base Ball: Excelsior, of Brooklyn vs, Baltic, of New-York,” NYT, vol. 8, no. 2451 (29 Jul 1859), p. 4, col. 6

(2) “Excelsior vs. Baltic,” NYC, vol. 7, no. 17 (13 Aug 1859), p. 132, col. [xx]

(3) Peverelly, p. 56

(4) Wright, pp. 31 & 38

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Found by Craig Waff
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Entry Origin Url http://protoball.org/Games Tab:Greater New York City#date1859-7-28



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